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1. novice

noun. ['ˈnɑːvəs'] someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows.

Synonyms

  • novitiate

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • uninitiate

Etymology

  • novice (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Novice

  • navas

How do you pronounce novice?

Pronounce novice as ˈnɑvəs.

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Sentences with novice


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are a novice, you might need instruction before starting this water activity.

2. Adjective
This simple project, requiring only three basic stitches, is well suited to novice crocheters.

Quotes about novice


1. Whereas a novice makes moves until he gets checkmated (proof), a Grand Master realizes 20 moves in advance that it’s futile to continue playing (conceptualizing).
- Bill Gaede

2. Our novice runs the risk of failure without additional traits: a strong inclination toward originality, a taste for research, and a desire to experience the incomparable gratification associated with the act of discovery itself.
- Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Advice for a Young Investigator

2. novice

noun. ['ˈnɑːvəs'] someone new to a field or activity.

Synonyms

  • freshman
  • landlubber
  • beginner
  • fledgling
  • prentice
  • cub
  • newbie
  • greenhorn
  • initiate
  • starter
  • learner
  • tiro
  • trainee
  • lubber
  • unskilled person
  • tyro
  • fledgeling
  • apprentice
  • entrant
  • tenderfoot
  • landsman
  • abecedarian
  • rookie
  • neophyte

Antonyms

  • experienced
  • unfledged
  • girl
  • female child

Etymology

  • novice (Anglo-Norman)
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