What does apprentice mean?

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əˈprɛn tɪsap·pren·tice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apprentice, learner, prenticeverb

    works for an expert to learn a trade

  2. apprenticeverb

    be or work as an apprentice

    "She apprenticed with the great master"

Wiktionary

  1. apprenticenoun

    A trainee, especially in a skilled trade.

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

  2. apprenticenoun

    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. apprenticenoun

    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. apprenticeverb

    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. apprenticeverb

    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. Apprenticenoun

    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. Apprenticenoun

    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. Apprenticenoun

    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. Apprenticeverb

    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 specific variety of skills with a defined training program and pathway to employment

    The apprentice coder is welcomed into the team to share with the other people with the necessary experience, expertise and skill.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

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  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. Donald Trump:

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

  2. Andrew Gillum:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    Across the spectrum of foreign policy, Mr. Trump talks about things that -- as though he's still on 'The Apprentice,' talking about Syria - saying ISIS should take out (Syrian President Bashar al-Assad), then Russia should take out ISIS, as though it was some kind of board game and not a serious approach.

  5. Frank Clemente:

    The Apprentice, they are making it off of the wealth they have, the growth of their businesses and stocks.

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