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recruit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of recruit

  1. a person who is just starting out in a field of activity <the skydiving instructor and other experienced jumpers tried to encourage the new recruits on their first jump> Synonyms abecedarian, apprentice, babe, colt, cub, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, novitiate, punk, beginner, rook, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro, virginRelated Words boot; amateur, dabbler, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationerNear Antonyms expert, master, pro, professionalAntonyms old hand, old-timer, vet, veteran


recruit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of recruit

  1. to provide with a paying job <thousands of recent immigrants were recruited to build the nation's rail system> Synonyms assume, engage, fee [chiefly Scottish], hire, lay on [chiefly British], pay, place, employ, retain, sign (up or on), take onRelated Words reemploy, reengage, rehire; apprentice, contract, job, partner, subcontract; enlist; advance, promote, upgrade; keep (on); headhunt, scoutNear Antonyms furlough, lay off, lock outAntonyms ax (or axe), can, discharge, dismiss, fire, sack


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