A person who has just joined the navy is an example of a new recruit.
When you try to convince someone to participate in a non-profit organization, this is an example of a situation where you recruit someone to volunteer.
These new recruits were hired after passing the interviews.
Lean cattle recruit in fresh pastures.
Go to the country to recruit.
Origin of recruit
- French recruter from obsolete recrute recruit variant of recrue from feminine past participle of recroître to grow again from Old French recroistre re- re- croistre to grow (from Latin crēscere ker-2 in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From French recruter (as a verb).