What does apprentice mean?

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əˈprɛn tɪsap·pren·tice

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. apprentice(Noun)

    A trainee, especially in a skilled trade.

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

  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.

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

  3. apprentice(Noun)

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

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

  4. apprentice(Verb)

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

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

  5. apprentice(Verb)

    To be an apprentice to.

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Apprentice(noun)

    one not well versed in a subject; a tyro

    Etymology: [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.]

  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

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Apprentice(verb)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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

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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. apprentice

    One who is covenanted to serve another on condition of being instructed in an art, and ships' apprentices are to the same effect. Boys under eighteen years of age bound to masters of merchant ships were exempted from impressment for three years from the date of their indentures; which documents were in duplicate, and exempt from stamp duty.

Editors Contribution

  1. apprentice

    To work with a person, people, business, company, enterprise or organization to learn a trade or specific skill with a defined training program and pathway to employment.

    The apprentice software coder was welcomed into the team to learn from the other people with the necessary experience, expertise and skill.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

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Numerology

  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

Examples of apprentice in a Sentence

  1. Avik Roy:

    I would be very surprised in a three-man race if Cruz didn't make a substantive policy critique of John Kasich -- if he felt it was necessary, it's this classic reality show like 'Survivor,' maybe even 'The Apprentice.' There's a strategy that some contestants use where they try to keep their heads down and stay out of the controversy with all contestants. Then they wake up at the end in there in the last two or three.

  2. Carter Nordman:

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

  3. Donald Trump:

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

  4. Andrew Gillum:

    Donald Trump is weak, and Republican Ron DeSantis performs as all weak people do : they become bullies and Republican Ron DeSantis is Republican Ron DeSantis acolyte. Republican Ron DeSantis's trying out to be the Donald Trump apprentice at every turn. Republican Ron DeSantis's tweeting at Republican Ron DeSantis and Republican Ron DeSantis's talking to Republican Ron DeSantis. Republican Ron DeSantis's showing up. Republican Ron DeSantis's complimenting Republican Ron DeSantis.

  5. Andrew Gillum:

    They become bullies. And Ron DeSantis is Ron DeSantis acolyte. Ron DeSantis's trying out to be the Trump apprentice.

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