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in·tern

noun

noun: intern; plural noun: interns; noun: interne; plural noun: internes

ˈinˌtərn/

  1.  

    a student or trainee who works, sometimes without pay, at a trade or occupation in order to gain work experience.

    synonyms:traineeapprenticeprobationer, (summer) student, novicebeginner

    "an intern at a local firm"

    • NORTH AMERICAN

      a recent medical graduate receiving supervised training in a hospital and acting as an assistant physician or surgeon.

verb

verb: intern; 3rd person present: interns; past tense: interned; past participle: interned; gerund or present participle: interning

1.

confine (someone) as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons.

synonyms:confinedetain, hold (captive), lock up, imprisonincarcerateimpound,jail

informalput away

"the refugees were interned in camps"

2.

NORTH AMERICAN

serve as an intern.

synonyms:apprenticetrain

article

"she's interning with an accounting firm"

Origin

early 16th century (as an adjective in the sense ‘internal’): from French interne(adjective), interner (verb), from Latin internus ‘inward, internal.’ Current senses date from the 19th century.