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
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.
This can be a helpful guide to other nations in deterring ISIS from recruiting.
Sheikh Raad al-Khafaji had invited me to break the Ramadan fast in the headquarters of his recruiting operation.
Many of them became headquarters for recruiting seamen for these adventurous expeditions.Old Taverns of New York|William Harrison Bayles
You may depend on me for that, said the counterfeit king, as he started on his recruiting expedition.The White Rose of Memphis|William C. Falkner
The reduced manpower ceilings imposed on the Navy, even during the Korean War, had caused a drastic curtailment in recruiting.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
He evades neither the taxgatherer nor the recruiting officer.The Future of Road-making in America|Archer Butler Hulbert
In the Northern cities the recruiting offices were densely thronged.Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field|Thomas W. Knox
British Dictionary definitions for recruit
- to enlist (men) for military service
- to raise or strengthen (an army, navy, etc) by enlistment