What is another word for recruit?

982 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɹɪkɹˈuːt], [ ɹɪkɹˈuːt], [ ɹ_ɪ_k_ɹ_ˈuː_t]

Recruit can be defined as the process of hiring and introducing new members to an organisation. There are several different synonyms for the word "recruit", including "enlist", "employ", "hire", "sign up" and "onboard". Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation, for example, "enlist" implies an element of joining a cause or movement, while "hire" suggests a more formal employment arrangement. "Sign up" is often used in more informal contexts, and "onboard" is often used in relation to the process of bringing new employees up to speed with the culture and processes of a company. All of these synonyms can be useful for adding variety and clarity to your writing.

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What are the opposite words for recruit?

The word "recruit" generally means to enlist or hire someone, often for a job or military service. Its antonyms, on the other hand, refer to the opposite of this action. One antonym of recruit is "dismiss," which means to fire or let go of someone from a job, organization, or task. Another antonym is "retire," which means to withdraw or leave a job, often after a long period of service. A third antonym for recruit is "terminate," which means to end or cancel a contract or agreement with someone, effectively preventing them from continuing to work for a company or organization. Other possible antonyms of recruit might include "discharge," "lay off," or "separate.

Usage examples for Recruit

Faith needs to be edified by successive experiences, as the enthusiasm of a recruit is converted into the disciplined valour of the veteran.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Our camp being an excellent one, and grass, wood and water, as well as fish and game, being abundant, we decided to remain for three days to recruit our jaded horses.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
I must except, however, the little recruit into the Infant Bonds of Joy, who was stolidly and evenly miserable.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

Famous quotes with Recruit

  • In fact, I really didn't get enthused about his Secretary of State race until I attended a couple of his rallies and found out there were a bunch of young folks that there were a bunch of young folks that he had been able to recruit on his own.
    Birch Bayh
  • I can remember loving to recruit. I knew I was going to do my best. But traveling and recruiting doesn't appeal to me any more. It's not as much fun as it used to be.
    Bear Bryant
  • If I miss coaching that much, I could go to some little school where they didn't recruit, where all the kids wanted to go. I believe I could find somewhere to coach.
    Bear Bryant
  • We try to recruit good players and good people.
    Tim Buckley
  • It's a tough case and the first time Reacher needs to recruit somebody to help him out. He uses a woman he knew in the army she's a fascinating character.
    Lee Child

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