The definition of an apprentice is someone who provides help to a skilled worker in order to learn the trade himself.(noun)
An example of an apprentice would be a person who works with an electrician to learn the skills necessary to become a skilled electrician.
See apprentice in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME aprentis < OFr aprentiz < aprendre, learn < L apprehendere, apprehend
See apprentice in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English apprentis
Origin: , from Old French aprentis
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *apprēnditīcius
Origin: , from *apprēnditus
Origin: , alteration of Latin apprehēnsus
Origin: , past participle of apprehendere, to seize; see apprehend.
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