recruit noun

ADJ. latest, new, raw, recent raw recruits marching up and down with the drill instructor | possible, potential | young | graduate | army

VERB + RECRUIT find A common way for companies to find new recruits is by taking a stand at a job exhibition. | attract It's difficult to attract recruits when working conditions are so poor. | enlist, gain, sign up Thousands of recruits had been enlisted and partly trained. She tried to gain recruits for the party. | train Army recruits are all trained in first aid. | provide Their business schools provide recruits for domestic industry.

PREP. ~ to new recruits to the party