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recruit (plural recruits)
- A supply of anything wasted or exhausted; a reinforcement.
- A person enlisted for service in the army; a newly enlisted soldier.
- A hired worker
- These new recruits were hired after passing the interviews
- (biology, ecology) A new member of a certain population, usually referring to a juvenile.
supply of anything wasted or exhausted; a reinforcement
man enlisted for service in the army; a newly enlisted soldier
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- To enroll or enlist new members or potential employees on behalf of an employer, organization, sports team, military, etc.
- We need to recruit more admin staff to deal with the massive surge in popularity of our products
- To supply with new men, as an army; to fill up or make up by enlistment; also, to muster
- the army was recruited for a campaign.
- they were looking to recruit two thousand troops for battle
- (archaic) To replenish, renew, or reinvigorate by fresh supplies; to remedy lack or deficiency in
- Food recruits the flesh; fresh air and exercise recruit the spirits.
- Her cheeks glow the brighter, recruiting their colour.
- (dated, intransitive) To recuperate; to gain health, flesh, spirits, or the like
- Lean cattle recruit in fresh pastures.
- Go to the country to recruit.
- (biochemistry) To prompt a protein, leucocyte etc. to intervene in a given region of the body.
to enroll or enlist new members or potential employees
to supply with new men, as an army
to replenish, renew, or reinvigorate by fresh supplies
to recuperate; to gain health, flesh, spirits, or the like
To prompt to intervene in a body region