Definitions for Apprenticeəˈprɛn tɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ap•pren•ticeəˈprɛn tɪs(n.; v.)-ticed, -tic•ing.

  1. (n.)a person who works for another in order to learn a trade:

    an apprentice to a plumber.

  2. a person legally bound through indenture to a master craftsman in order to learn a trade.

    Category: Western History

  3. learner; novice.

  4. (v.t.)to bind to or place with an employer, master craftsman, or the like, for instruction in a trade.

    Category: Western History

  5. (v.i.)to serve as an apprentice.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of apprentice:

1300–50; < AF, OF ap(p)rentiz < VL *apprendit(us), for L apprehēnsus, ptp. of apprehendere to apprehend

ap•pren′tice•ship`(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apprentice, learner, prentice(verb)

    works for an expert to learn a trade

  2. apprentice(verb)

    be or work as an apprentice

    "She apprenticed with the great master"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. apprentice(noun)əˈprɛn tɪs

    sb who is learning a job

    engineering apprentices

Wiktionary

  1. apprentice(Noun)

    A trainee, especially in a skilled trade.

  2. apprentice(Noun)

    One who is bound by indentures or by legal agreement to serve a tradesperson, or other person, for a certain time, with a view to learn the art, or trade, in which his master is bound to instruct him.

  3. apprentice(Noun)

    One not well versed in a subject; a tyro or newbie.

  4. apprentice(Verb)

    To put under the care and supervision of a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business.

  5. apprentice(Verb)

    To be an apprentice to.

    Joe apprenticed three different photographers before setting up his own studio.

  6. Origin: aprentis, plural of aprentif, from the verb aprendre, apprendo, from Classical apprehendo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apprentice(noun)

    one who is bound by indentures or by legal agreement to serve a mechanic, or other person, for a certain time, with a view to learn the art, or trade, in which his master is bound to instruct him

  2. Apprentice(noun)

    one not well versed in a subject; a tyro

  3. Apprentice(noun)

    a barrister, considered a learner of law till of sixteen years' standing, when he might be called to the rank of serjeant

  4. Apprentice(verb)

    to bind to, or put under the care of, a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business

Freebase

  1. Apprentice

    Apprentice is a program that assists in playing Magic: The Gathering over the Internet and maintains a searchable database of Magic cards. It was developed by Dragonstar Studios from 1996 to 1999 and based on an earlier program from 1995 by Tan Thor Jen. Christopher Warden, owner of Dragonstar Studios, acquired the code for the original 1995 Apprentice, which was written in Visual Basic. It was then ported to Delphi by Mike Allen and after creation of the 1.0 port development was continued by Ryan Davis. The last release was in the version 1.4 branch and a 2.0 branch, developed by Davis, was promised in the future. However, Dragonstar Studios disbanded. In 2007 Apprentice 2.0 was open sourced. In 2012 Apprentice started being updated again, the new website is http://apprentice.nu


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

apprentice(noun)

a (usually young) person who is learning a trade.

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