Disciple vs Journeyman - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between disciple and journeyman

is that disciple is any of the followers of jesus christ while journeyman is a tradesman who has served an apprenticeship and is employed by a master tradesman.

disciple

English

Noun

(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

    Verb

    (discipl)
  • (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 [...].

    journeyman

    English

    Noun

    (journeymen)
  • a tradesman who has served an apprenticeship and is employed by a master tradesman
  • * 1851 ,
  • " [...] toiling away, calm and collected as a journeyman joiner engaged for the year.
  • a competent but undistinguished tradesman, especially one who works, and is paid by the day
  • (sports) a player who plays on many different teams during the course of his career
  • The Los Angeles Lakers added journeyman forward Bob McAdoo to their roster in hopes that he could help them win a title.

    See also

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