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Synonyms for beginner
bɪˈgɪn ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. novice, beginner, tyro, tiro, initiate(noun)

    someone new to a field or activity

    savant, pundit, father, founding father, founder, learned person, initiate, novice, enlightened, novitiate, tyro, tiro

  2. founder, beginner, founding father, father(noun)

    a person who founds or establishes some institution

    "George Washington is the father of his country"

    male parent, father, laminitis, founder, forefather, founding father, novice, initiate, sire, tyro, don, begetter, tiro

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beginner

    tyro, novice, neophyte, learner, pupil

    adept, expert, master, authority

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beginner(n.)

    tyro, novice

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beginner(n)

    tyro, novice, neophyte, learner, apprentice, understudy, novitiate, probationer, catechumen, recruit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    commencing, novice, rookie, beginning, junior

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How to use beginner in a sentence?

  1. Steve Jobs:

    I didn't see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.

  2. Jessica Ellis:

    Start at a local camera rental shop, test out a few of their DSLR beginner recommendations.

  3. Paolo Moretti:

    RINA was not one of the companies who left the country, we are a new beginner.

  4. Barbara Sher:

    You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.

  5. Ted Nelson:

    A user interface should be so simple that a beginner in an emergency can understand it within ten seconds.

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