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Noun recruit has 2 senses
  1. recruit - a recently enlisted soldier
    --1 is a kind of
    enlisted man
    --1 has particulars: Black and Tan; raw recruit; sprog
    Derived form: verb recruit3
  2. recruit, enlistee - any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
    --2 is a kind of newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrant
    Derived forms: verb recruit1, verb recruit3
Verb recruit has 3 senses
  1. enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit - register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
    --1 is one way to register
    Derived forms: noun recruit2, noun recruiter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. recruit - seek to employ; "The lab director recruited an able crew of assistants"
    --2 is one way to
    engage, enlist
    Derived form: noun recruitment1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. recruit, levy, raise - cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
    --3 is one way to enlist, draft, muster in
    Derived forms: noun recruit2, noun recruit1, noun recruitment1, noun recruiter2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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