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re·cruit

 (rĭ-kro͞ot′)
v. re·cruit·ed, re·cruit·ing, re·cruits
v.tr.
1.
a. To enlist (persons) in military service.
b. To strengthen or raise (an armed force) by enlistment.
2. To hire or enroll, or seek to hire or enroll (new employees, members, or students).
3. To renew or restore (health or vitality, for example).
v.intr.
1. To enlist personnel in a military force.
2. To recruit new employees, members, or students.
n.
1. A newly engaged member of a military force, especially one of the lowest rank or grade.
2. A new member of an organization.

[French recruter, from obsolete recrute, recruit, variant of recrue, from feminine past participle of recroître, to grow again, from Old French recroistre : re-, re- + croistre, to grow (from Latin crēscere; see ker- in Indo-European roots).]

re·cruit′er n.
re·cruit′ment n.

recruit

(rɪˈkruːt)
vb
1. (Military)
a. to enlist (men) for military service
b. to raise or strengthen (an army, navy, etc) by enlistment
2. (tr) to enrol or obtain (members, support, etc)
3. to furnish or be furnished with a fresh supply; renew
4. archaic to recover (health, strength, spirits, etc)
n
5. (Military) a newly joined member of a military service
6. any new member or supporter
[C17: from French recrute literally: new growth, from recroître to grow again, from Latin recrēscere from re- + crēscere to grow]
reˈcruitable adj
reˈcruiter n
reˈcruitment n

re•cruit

(rɪˈkrut)

n.
1. a newly enlisted or drafted member of the armed forces.
2. a new member of a group, organization, or the like.
3. a fresh supply of something.
v.t.
4. to enlist (a person) for service in one of the armed forces.
5. to raise (a force) by enlistment.
6. to strengthen or supply (an armed force) with new members.
7. to furnish with a fresh supply; replenish; renew.
8. to renew or restore (health, strength, etc.).
9. to seek to hire, enroll, or enlist: to recruit executives.
v.i.
10. to enlist persons for service in one of the armed forces.
11. to engage in finding and attracting new members.
12. to recover, or gain new supplies of, something lost or wasted.
[1635–45; (n.) < dial. French recrute= French recrue new growth, n. use of feminine past participle of recroître (re- re- + croître < Latin crēscere to grow)]
re•cruit′er, n.
re•cruit′ment, n.

recruit


Past participle: recruited
Gerund: recruiting

Imperative
recruit
recruit
Present
I recruit
you recruit
he/she/it recruits
we recruit
you recruit
they recruit
Preterite
I recruited
you recruited
he/she/it recruited
we recruited
you recruited
they recruited
Present Continuous
I am recruiting
you are recruiting
he/she/it is recruiting
we are recruiting
you are recruiting
they are recruiting
Present Perfect
I have recruited
you have recruited
he/she/it has recruited
we have recruited
you have recruited
they have recruited
Past Continuous
I was recruiting
you were recruiting
he/she/it was recruiting
we were recruiting
you were recruiting
they were recruiting
Past Perfect
I had recruited
you had recruited
he/she/it had recruited
we had recruited
you had recruited
they had recruited
Future
I will recruit
you will recruit
he/she/it will recruit
we will recruit
you will recruit
they will recruit
Future Perfect
I will have recruited
you will have recruited
he/she/it will have recruited
we will have recruited
you will have recruited
they will have recruited
Future Continuous
I will be recruiting
you will be recruiting
he/she/it will be recruiting
we will be recruiting
you will be recruiting
they will be recruiting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recruiting
you have been recruiting
he/she/it has been recruiting
we have been recruiting
you have been recruiting
they have been recruiting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recruiting
you will have been recruiting
he/she/it will have been recruiting
we will have been recruiting
you will have been recruiting
they will have been recruiting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recruiting
you had been recruiting
he/she/it had been recruiting
we had been recruiting
you had been recruiting
they had been recruiting
Conditional
I would recruit
you would recruit
he/she/it would recruit
we would recruit
you would recruit
they would recruit
Past Conditional
I would have recruited
you would have recruited
he/she/it would have recruited
we would have recruited
you would have recruited
they would have recruited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recruit - a recently enlisted soldierrecruit - a recently enlisted soldier    
Black and Tan - an English recruit (who wore a uniform that was black and tan) serving in the Irish constabulary to suppress the Sinn Fein rebellion of 1919 to 1921
enlisted man - a male enlisted person in the armed forces
raw recruit - an inexperienced and untrained recruit
sprog - a new military recruit
yard bird, yardbird - a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks
2.recruit - any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)recruit - any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
fledgeling, fledgling, newbie, newcomer, entrant, freshman, neophyte, starter - any new participant in some activity
Verb1.recruit - register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
muster in, draft, enlist - engage somebody to enter the army
unionise, unionize - recruit for a union or organize into a union; "We don't allow people to come into our plant and try to unionize the workers"
register - enroll to vote; "register for an election"
matriculate - enroll as a student
register - record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
2.recruit - seek to employ; "The lab director recruited an able crew of assistants"
enlist, engage - hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support"
3.recruit - cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
muster in, draft, enlist - engage somebody to enter the army

recruit

verb
1. gather, take on, obtain, engage, round up, enrol, procure, proselytize He helped to recruit volunteers to go to Pakistan.
2. assemble, raise, levy, round up, call up, muster, mobilize He's managed to recruit an army of crooks.
3. enlist, draft, call up, conscript, impress, sign up, round up, enrol He had the forlorn job of trying to recruit soldiers.
enlist fire, dismiss, sack (informal), lay off, make redundant, give someone his or her P45 (informal)
noun
1. beginner, trainee, apprentice, novice, convert, initiate, rookie (informal), helper, learner, neophyte, tyro, greenhorn (informal), proselyte A new recruit could well arrive later this week.
Translations
مُجَنَّدمُنْضَم حَديثايُجَنِّد
branecnový členrekrutsebratzískat
rekrutrekruttere
alokaspalkatarekrytoidatäydennystäydentää
toborozúj tag
fá nÿja meîliminÿliîinÿr meîlimur
naujas narystelkimasverbavimasverbuoti
jauniesaucamaisjauniņaisjauns biedrspieaicinātvervēt
nový členodvedenec
naborniknovačiti
acemi askeralmakyazmakyeni üye

recruit

[rɪˈkruːt]
A. N (Mil) → recluta mf; (to organization) → adquisición f
Janet is our latest recruit (hum) → Janet es nuestra última adquisición or nuestro último fichaje
new recruit (Mil) → nuevo recluta; (to organization) → nuevo/a m/f
raw recruit (Mil) → quinto m, soldado mf raso (fig) → novato/a m/f
B. VT
1. (= enlist) (Mil) → reclutar; [+ staff] → contratar; [+ new members] → buscar
he was recruited into the army at 18lo reclutaron con 18 años
they recruited me to helpme reclutaron para que ayudara
2. (= obtain, seek out) [+ help] → reclutar; [+ talent] → buscar
C. VI (Mil) → alistar reclutas (Comm) → reclutar gente
I am recruiting for staff nowahora estoy reclutando personal para la plantilla

recruit

[rɪˈkruːt]
n
(in the armed services)recrue f
(in company, organization)recrue f
vt
(into the armed services)recruter
[company, organization] [+ staff, new members] → recruterrecruiting office nbureau m de recrutement

recruit

n (Mil) → Rekrut(in) m(f) (→ to +gen); (to party, club) → neues Mitglied (→ to in +dat); (to staff) → Neue(r) mf (→ to in +dat)
vt soldierrekrutieren; memberwerben; staffeinstellen, anstellen; to be recruited from (member, staff) → sich rekrutieren aus; he recruited me to helper hat mich dazu herangezogen
vi (Mil) → Rekruten ausheben or anwerben; (organization, club)Mitglieder werben; (employer)neue Leute einstellen

recruit

[rɪˈkruːt]
1. n (Mil) → recluta; (new member, of club) → nuovo/a iscritto/a; (of staff) → nuovo/a assunto/a
2. vt (staff, members, soldiers) → reclutare

recruit

(rəˈkruːt) noun
1. a person who has (just) joined the army, air force etc.
2. a person who has (just) joined a society, group etc. Our party needs new recruits before the next election.
verb
to cause to join the army, a society etc. We must recruit more troops; Can't you recruit more members to the music society?
reˈcruitment noun
References in classic literature ?
One of the first objects was to recruit a complement of Canadian voyageurs from the disbanded herd usually to be found loitering about the place.
Indeed, he soon discovered that his recruits, enlisted at Montreal, were fit to vie with the ragged regiment of Falstaff.
The money advanced had already been sacked and spent, and must be lost and the recruits left behind, unless they could be freed from their debts and engagements.
On the contrary, he needed occupation and distraction quite apart from his love, so as to recruit and rest himself from the violent emotions that agitated him.
I was standing on the wharf at this place, watching the passengers embarking in a steamboat which preceded that whose coming we awaited, and participating in the anxiety with which a sergeant's wife was collecting her few goods together - keeping one distracted eye hard upon the porters, who were hurrying them on board, and the other on a hoopless washing-tub for which, as being the most utterly worthless of all her movables, she seemed to entertain particular affection - when three or four soldiers with a recruit came up and went on board.
The recruit was a likely young fellow enough, strongly built and well made, but by no means sober: indeed he had all the air of a man who had been more or less drunk for some days.
During the evening Vas Kor announced that on the morrow they should depart north toward Dusar, picking up recruits at various stations along the way.
Here Carthoris slept, and Kar Komak, too, with the other recruits, under guard of the regular Dusarian warriors that manned the craft.
Six days were allowed as the utmost term, and D'Artagnan was sufficiently acquainted with the good-will, the good-humor, and the relative probity of these illustrious recruits, to be certain that not one of them would fail in his appointment.
Calais was the place of general rendezvous, and at Calais he had named to each of his recruits the hostelry of "Le Grand Monarque," where living was not extravagant, where sailors messed, and where men of the sword, with sheath of leather, be it understood, found lodging, table, food, and all the comforts of life, for thirty sous per diem.
They had to be, or else they would not make a practice of venturing along the Malaita coast and into all harbors, two on a schooner, when each schooner carried from fifteen to twenty blacks as boat's crew, and often as high as sixty or seventy black recruits.
Among other things he learned beche-de-mer English, with which he could talk with all white men, and with all recruits who otherwise would have talked in a thousand different dialects.