Synonyms for recruitrɪˈkrut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recruit, military recruit(noun)

    a recently enlisted soldier

    Synonyms:
    enlistee, recruit, military recruit

  2. recruit, enlistee(verb)

    any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)

    Synonyms:
    enlistee, recruit, military recruit

  3. enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit(verb)

    register formally as a participant or member

    Synonyms:
    recruit, go into, participate, enrol, infix, enter, encrypt, get into, go in, put down, figure, introduce, levy, code, cipher, cypher, embark, grave, scratch, autograph, record, inscribe, write in code, insert, engrave, encipher, accede, get in, come in, enroll, move into, raise

  4. recruit(verb)

    seek to employ

    Synonyms:
    enrol, enter, raise, levy, inscribe, enroll

  5. recruit, levy, raise(verb)

    cause to assemble or enlist in the military

    Synonyms:
    kindle, evoke, arouse, put forward, leaven, set up, enrol, upgrade, impose, inscribe, provoke, elevate, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, enkindle, put up, heighten, stir, elicit, advance, conjure, lift, fire, farm, grow, bring up, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, promote, prove, erect, raise, call down, get up, produce, call forth, invoke, enter, enroll, rear, parent, enhance

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. recruit

    The transitive use of recover in the sense of cure, heal, etc., as in 2 Kings v, 6, "That thou mayest recover him of his leprosy," is now practically obsolete. The chief transitive use of recover is in the sense to obtain again after losing, regain, repossess, etc.; as, to recover stolen goods; to recover health. The intransitive sense, be cured, be restored, etc., is very common; as, to recover from sickness, terror, or misfortune.

    Synonyms:
    be cured, be healed, be restored, cure, heal, reanimate, recover, recuperate, regain, repossess, restore, resume, retrieve

    Antonyms:
    die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink

    Preposition:
    From; rarely of; (Law) to recover judgment against, to recover damages of or from a person.

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