What does recruit mean?

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  1. A supply of anything wasted or exhausted; a reinforcement.
  2. A person enlisted for service in the army; a newly enlisted soldier.
  3. A hired worker
  4. (biology) A new member of a certain population, usually referring to a juvenile.
  1. To enroll or enlist new members or potential employees on behalf of an employer, organization, sports team, military, etc.
  2. To supply with new men, as an army; to fill up or make up by enlistment; also, to muster
  3. (archaic) To replenish, renew, or reinvigorate by fresh supplies; to remedy lack or deficiency in
  4. (dated, intransitive) To recuperate; to gain health, flesh, spirits, or the like
  5. (biochemistry) To prompt a protein, leucocyte etc. to intervene in a given region of the body.
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