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NOVICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does novice mean? 

NOVICE (noun)
  The noun NOVICE has 2 senses:

1. someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows
2. someone new to a field or activity

  Familiarity information: NOVICE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NOVICE (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

novice; novitiate

Hypernyms ("novice" is a kind of...):

religious person (a person who manifests devotion to a deity)


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Meaning:

Someone new to a field or activity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

beginner; initiate; tiro; tyro; novice

Hypernyms ("novice" is a kind of...):

unskilled person (a person who lacks technical training)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "novice"):

abecedarian (a novice learning the rudiments of some subject)

apprentice; learner; prentice (works for an expert to learn a trade)

cub; greenhorn; rookie (an awkward and inexperienced youth)

landlubber; landsman; lubber (an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage)

entrant; fledgeling; fledgling; freshman; neophyte; newbie; newcomer; starter (any new participant in some activity)

tenderfoot (an inexperienced person (especially someone inexperienced in outdoor living))

trainee (someone who is being trained)


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