Definitions For Recruit


  • Any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
  • A recently enlisted soldier
  • A person who has recently joined the armed forces
  • A person who has recently joined a company, organization, etc.


  • Cause to assemble or enlist in the military
  • Seek to employ
  • Register formally as a participant or member
  • To find suitable people and get them to join a company, an organization, the armed forces, etc.
  • To form or build (a group, team, army, etc.) by getting people to join
  • To persuade (someone) to join you in some activity or to help you

Is Recruit a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Recruit is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Recruit in a Sentence

  • He was recruited by the army after high school.
  • Public schools are recruiting new teachers.
  • College football coaches spend a lot of time recruiting high school athletes.
  • The newest recruit on the team
  • She's one of the department's new recruits.

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