partisan, ally, witness, apostle, backer, aider, henchman, believer, minion, over, precede, satellite, follower, adherent, supporter, aid, cohort.
learner (part of speech: noun)
It might have been an hour later, or it might have been in ten minutes, that the thought occurred to him- if his dearest disciple
felt thus, what must the enemy feel?
- "Peccavi", E. W. Hornung.
Colville had been the unquestioned leader, Barebone the ready disciple.
- "The Last Hope", Henry Seton Merriman.
In spite of beginning late to exercise my judicial faculty, I never found that it had lost its vigour, and when I came to publish my own ideas, I was hardly accused of being a servile disciple.
- "Rousseau Volumes I. and II.", John Morley.