be apprenticed to

Definition of be apprenticed to

  1. :  to begin serving as an apprentice to He was apprenticed to a carpenter at the age of 15.

Word by Word Definitions

apprenticeplay apprenticed
  1. :  one bound by indenture (see 1indenture 1a(3)) to serve another for a prescribed period with a view to learning an art or trade

    :  one who is learning by practical experience under skilled workers a trade, art, or calling

    :  an inexperienced person :  novice

  1. :  to set at work as an apprentice

    :  to bind to an apprenticeship by contract or indenture

    :  to serve as an apprentice

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