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
Similarly, a recent NPR report covered the challenges many police departments are having recruiting officers of color.
The priority that the regime places on cyber warfare is made clear by its recruiting.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Feds are more interesting in finding out who is doing the recruiting rather than punishing those being recruited.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists|Scott Beauchamp|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the same time, the gorier the propaganda, the better it was for ISIS recruiting.
One problem is that these firms had little if any relationship with local Iraqi hires beyond recruiting them.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas|Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some other stimulus to our Territorial recruiting than the fear of invasion will have to be invented in future.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Evidently the painter of this picture was a sentimentalist who regarded the recruiting sergeant in the worst light.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
There was a recruiting meeting going on in Trafalgar Square, the speakers standing on the monument.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Here they remained, always recruiting their numbers from England, till 1861, when they returned to England.
The tax-gatherer and recruiting officer begin to make their way into the hills.
British Dictionary definitions for recruit
- to enlist (men) for military service
- to raise or strengthen (an army, navy, etc) by enlistment