He also began refitting ships and recruiting children for his Sea Org.
recruiting agents from amidst our rivals is the “the Alpha and Beta of espionage,” says Weiner.
But it all helps Mohammad to expand his influence within the Taliban by recruiting more fighters and buying more weapons.
The Feds are more interesting in finding out who is doing the recruiting rather than punishing those being recruited.
Sheikh Raad al-Khafaji had invited me to break the Ramadan fast in the headquarters of his recruiting operation.
I shall stop his recruiting, and choke his blasphemy with a good French sword.
He—Colonel L.—calls it recruiting to conscript all he can lay hands on.
He was then addressing seven and eight meetings a week, while other members were recruiting on the moors and on the Continent.
It was a notice that the legal maximum age for recruiting had been reduced to thirty!
recruiting and drilling were being briskly carried on about Quebec and Montreal.
1630s, "to strengthen, reinforce," from French recruter (17c.), from recrute "a levy, a recruit" (see recruit (n.)). Sense of "to enlist new soldiers" is attested from 1650s; of student athletes, from 1913. Related: Recruited; recruiting.
"military reinforcement, one of a newly raised body of troops," 1640s, from recruit (v)., replacing earlier recrew, recrue; or from obsolete French recrute, alteration of recreue "a supply," recrue "a levy of troops" (late 16c.), Picardy or Hainault dialect variant of recrue "a levy, a recruit," literally "new growth," from Old French recreu (12c.), past participle of recreistre "grow or increase again," from re- "again" (see re-) + creistre "to grow," from Latin crescere "to grow" (see crescent). "The French word first appeared in literary use in gazettes published in Holland, and was disapproved of by French writers in the latter part of the 17th c." [OED]. The French word also is the source of Dutch recruut, German Recrut, Swedish rekryt.