Prentice vs Disciple - What's the difference?

prentice | disciple |

As a proper noun prentice

is .

As a noun disciple is

any of the followers of jesus christ.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (obsolete) An apprentice.
  • * 1682 , John Lacy, Sir Hercules Buffoon, or The Poetical Squire , Act II, scene iv,
  • Faith, bind him prentice to a lord; by the same rule he'll be a lord when he's out of his time.


  • (obsolete) To apprentice.
  • Synonyms

    * apprentice, 'prentice




    (en noun)
  • A person who learns from another, especially one who then teaches others.
  • An active follower or adherent of someone, or some philosophy etc.
  • * Holy Bible, Matthew 9:10 (King James Version)
  • And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples .
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=4, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=By some paradoxical evolution rancour and intolerance have been established in the vanguard of primitive Christianity. Mrs. Spoker, in common with many of the stricter disciples of righteousness, was as inclement in demeanour as she was cadaverous in aspect.}}
  • (Ireland) Miserable-looking creature of a man.
  • Synonyms

    * student

    See also

    * apostle


  • (obsolete) To train, educate, teach.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , IV.i:
  • fraile youth is oft to follie led, / Through false allurement of that pleasing baite, / That better were in vertues discipled [...].