verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of recruit
OTHER WORDS FROM recruitre·cruit·a·ble, adjectivere·cruit·er, nounun·re·cruit·a·ble, adjectiveun·re·cruit·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for recruit
Grimm worked as a recruiter at the Detroit Free Press for eighteen years, a position that required him to perform exit interviews.
Daniele Hoffman was 17 years old when she met the recruiter for the National Guard who she says eventually attempted to rape her.Service Members Sue Defense Secretary Over Alleged Military Rapes|Jesse Ellison|September 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The recruiter challenged me, and I took his challenge and ended up going in the Marine Corps.Marine Dakota Meyer Steps Up to Help Veterans Find Success Back Home|Dakota Meyer|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A recruiter talked him into entering the Air Force special operations branch.Did a CIA Agent Work for the Mob? Excerpt from Evan Wright’s New Book|Evan Wright|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Right before I signed my contract, my recruiter pulled me aside and asked if I was sure about being in the infantry.A Job to Kill For? Unemployed Spurn Detroit Veteran Hiring Fair|Colby Buzzell|June 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He's big enough to pass a recruiter; they ain't too particular about age these days.Ride Proud, Rebel!|Andre Alice Norton
The recruiter, if he is a wise man, will not display any arms openly.
The vessel in which I was employed as "recruiter" in the Kanaka labour trade was laid up in Apia harbour.
Vdrine shrugged his shoulders: 'Why, the worst of the lot is the recruiter who is sincere and disinterested.The Immortal|Alphonse Daudet
During a spell of leave in July 1915 he did excellent work as a recruiter.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
British Dictionary definitions for recruit
- to enlist (men) for military service
- to raise or strengthen (an army, navy, etc) by enlistment