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Meaning of APPRENTICE

Pronunciation:  u'prentis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  works for an expert to learn a trade
  2. [v]  be or work as an apprentice; "She apprenticed with the great master"
 

APPRENTICE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: learner, prentice
 
 See Also: beginner, initiate, novice, prepare, printer's devil, tiro, train, tyro

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ap*pren"tice\, n. [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. 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. One not well versed in a subject; a tyro.
    
    3. (Old law) A barrister, considered a learner of law till of
       sixteen years' standing, when he might be called to the
       rank of serjeant. [Obs.] --Blackstone.
    
    
  2. \Ap*pren"tice\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Apprenticed}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Apprenticing}.]
    To bind to, or put under the care of, a master, for the
    purpose of instruction in a trade or business.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: If you dream that you are an apprentice, it means that your road to success will be full of challenges and hard work, but you will be satisfied with the outcome.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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