Recruit
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Recruit [ri-kroot]

NOUN, VERB

Noun

  • A new member of the organization or army.
  • A newcomer to a field or activity.

Verb

  • To select a new member to join the organization.
  • To enlist a person for service in one of the armed forces.
  • To engage in finding employees, trainees, interns, etc.
Example

"I am recruiting personnel for my startup."

"All new recruits should undergo a two-month training."

Synonyms

Noun: Draftee, Newcomer, Rookie, Sailor, Soldier, Trainee, Volunteer, Greenhorn, Novice

Verb: Call up, Draft, Engage, Enlist, Enroll, Improve, Mobilize, Levy, Muster, Select, Employ, Scout

Antonyms

Noun: Expert, Professional, Veteran, Master, Pro

Verb: Avoid, Cancel, Decline, Decrease, Dismiss, Dodge, Ignore, Furlough, Lay off, Lock out, Dismiss, Fire

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