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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·cruit /rɪˈkrut/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·cruit /rɪˈkrut/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cruit, v. i.
 1. To gain new supplies of anything wasted; to gain health, flesh, spirits, or the like; to recuperate; as, lean cattle recruit in fresh pastures.
 2. To gain new supplies of men for military or other service; to raise or enlist new soldiers; to enlist troops.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cruit v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recruited; p. pr. & vb. n. Recruiting.]
 1. To repair by fresh supplies, as anything wasted; to remedy lack or deficiency in; as, food recruits the flesh; fresh air and exercise recruit the spirits.
    Her cheeks glow the brighter, recruiting their color.   --Glanvill.
 2. Hence, to restore the wasted vigor of; to renew in strength or health; to reinvigorate.
 3. To supply with new men, as an army; to fill up or make up by enlistment; as, he recruited two regiments; the army was recruited for a campaign; also, to muster; to enlist; as, he recruited fifty men.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cruit, n.
 1. A supply of anything wasted or exhausted; a reenforcement.
    The state is to have recruits to its strength, and remedies to its distempers.   --Burke.
 2. Specifically, a man enlisted for service in the army; a newly enlisted soldier.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a recently enlisted soldier
      2: any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces) [syn: enlistee]
      v 1: register formally as a participant or member; "The party
           recruited many new members" [syn: enroll, inscribe,
           enter, enrol]
      2: seek to employ; "The lab director recruited an able crew of
      3: cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an
         army"; "recruit new soldiers" [syn: levy, raise]