29 Synonyms & Antonyms for Protege


Noun:

The noun for “protégé” is “protégé.” A protégé is a person who is guided, supported, and taught by someone more experienced or influential, often referred to as a mentor.

Verb:

The verb associated with “protégé” is “to mentor.”

Synonyms

Apprentice
Trainee
Mentee
Pupil
Follower
Disciple
Acolyte
Novice
Learner
Student
Disciple
Follower
Recruit
Junior
Neophyte

Antonyms

Mentor
Teacher
Guide
Adviser
Counselor
Tutor
Instructor
Coach
Guardian
Advisor
Sponsor
Patron
Supporter
Ally
Advocate

Examples from books and articles

  • At one time a captain of the coast-guard, at another the protege of Benavente, viceroy of Naples, who appointed him governor of Scigliano, patronized by Osuna.
  • As the protege of the most powerful man in the country, his success was guaranteed.

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