What does Apprentice mean?

Definitions for Apprenticeəˈprɛn tɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Apprentice.

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"


  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

  5. Origin: [OE. apprentice, prentice, OF. aprentis, nom. of aprentif, fr. apprendare to learn, L. apprendere, equiv. to apprehendere, to take hold of (by the mind), to comprehend. See Apprehend, Prentice.]


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Apprentice

    ap-prent′is, n. one bound to another to learn a trade or art: one learning the rudiments of anything, a novice.—v.t. to bind as an apprentice.—ns. Apprent′icehood (Shak.), apprenticeship; Apprent′iceship, the state of an apprentice: a term of practical training: specially, a period of seven years.—To serve apprenticeship, to undergo the training of an apprentice. [O. Fr. aprentis, aprendre, to learn—L. apprehendĕre. See Apprehend.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apprentice in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apprentice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    The Apprentice i have had a truly great life in business.

  2. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    Mr. Trump, we don't need an apprentice in the White House, we have one right now.

  3. Carter Nordman:

    My entire family loved' The Apprentice,' loved watching it, he's an extremely intelligent, successful man.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    Across the spectrum of foreign policy, Mr. Trump talks about things as though he's still on 'The Apprentice.'.

  5. Raj Shah:

    Omarosa was fired three times on 'The Apprentice' and this is the fourth time we let her go, she had limited contact with the president while she was here. She has no contact now.

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