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re·cruit

recruit

 
 
pronunciation:
rih krut
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a soldier who has just joined or been drafted into the armed forces.
The new recruits were given uniforms.
similar words:
volunteer
definition 2: a new member of a group or organization.
Our soccer team has some talented recruits this year.
similar words:
apprentice, initiate, newcomer, novice, rookie
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: recruits, recruiting, recruited
definition: to get to join.
The coach is trying to recruit new players for the tennis team.
 
synonyms:
enlist
antonyms:
discharge
similar words:
sign up
derivations: recruitable (adj.), recruiter (n.)