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apprentice

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of apprentice

  1. 1 a person who helps a more skilled person <decided to be an apprentice to an electrician after he graduated> Synonyms adjunct, adjutant, aid, aide, helper, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, helpmate, helpmeet, lieutenant, mate, sidekickRelated Words attendant, handmaiden (also handmaid), maid, maidservant, scullion, servant; auxiliary, legman, subordinate, underling; employee (also employe), hand, help, hireling, laborer, swamper, worker; gal Friday, girl Friday; man Friday, right hand; aide-de-camp

  2. 2 a person who is just starting out in a field of activity <aware that she's only an apprentice in the medical field, she readily defers to her more experienced colleagues> Synonyms abecedarian, beginner, babe, colt, cub, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, novitiate, punk, recruit, rook, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro, virginRelated Words boot; amateur, dabbler, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationerNear Antonyms expert, master, pro, professionalAntonyms old hand, old-timer, vet, veteran





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