verb (used with object), ap·pren·ticed, ap·pren·tic·ing.
verb (used without object), ap·pren·ticed, ap·pren·tic·ing.
Origin of apprentice
Examples from the Web for apprentice
Cocker, for his part, worked briefly as an apprentice gasfitter but decided to take the plunge into the world of commercial music.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker|Ted Gioia|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, the onetime Lloyd Kaufman/Troma apprentice is the toast of Tinseltown.‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Filmmaker James Gunn on His Glorious Space Opera and Rise to the A-List|Marlow Stern|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1966 Browne joined BP as an apprentice; his postings with them bought him to the US.
While Trump has The Apprentice on NBC, Morris and Palin have recently been fired from Fox News.At CPAC, Calls for Fresh Ideas Are Followed by the Same Stale Shtick|Michael Moynihan|March 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even reality-TV shows such as The Apprentice and Survivor are fodder for the modern college student.‘50 Shades of Grey’ Is the Subject of a Course at American University|Rachel Kramer Bussel|December 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The result was that Mr. Younger took Paul back with him to Whitehaven, bound shipmaster's apprentice.Paul Jones|Hutchins Hapgood
In the apprentice and technical schools, there are fifteen men to every two women.Japanese Girls and Women|Alice Mabel Bacon
The claim is void unless made within four weeks of the dissolution of apprentice relations.The Theory and Policy of Labour Protection|Albert Eberhard Friedrich Schffle
The first words read by the apprentice had stilled the breaking storm of the Master's anger.The Battle Of The Strong, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Or is it some sixteen-year-old apprentice, a scandal to his pastor and schoolmaster, whose hands he has only just left?Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
Word Origin for apprentice
c.1300, from Old French aprentiz "someone learning" (13c., Modern French apprenti, taking the older form as a plural), also as an adjective, "unskilled, inexperienced," from aprendre (Modern French apprendre) "to learn; to teach," contracted from Latin apprehendere (see apprehend). Shortened form prentice long was more usual in English.
1630s, from apprentice (n.). Related: Apprenticed; apprenticing.