|1.||[ verb ] register formally as a participant or member|
|Synonyms:||enter enroll enrol inscribe|
"The party recruited many new members"
|Related terms:||register register matriculate enlist unionize registration enrollee|
|2.||[ verb ] (work) seek to employ|
"The lab director recruited an able crew of assistants"
|Related terms:||engage recruitment|
|3.||[ noun ] (military,work) a recently enlisted soldier|
|Related terms:||enlisted_man Black_and_Tan raw_recruit sprog conscript|
|4.||[ verb ] (military) cause to assemble or enlist in the military|
|Synonyms:||conscript raise levy|
"raise an army" "recruit new soldiers"
|Related terms:||enlist recruitment levy recruiter|
|5.||[ noun ] (military) any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)|
|Related terms:||newcomer enlist|