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men·tor

 (mĕn′tôr′, -tər)
n.
1. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
2. Mentor Greek Mythology Odysseus's trusted counselor, in whose guise Athena became the guardian and teacher of Telemachus.
v. men·tored, men·tor·ing, men·tors
v.intr.
To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher, especially in occupational settings.
v.tr.
To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher to (another person).

[French Mentor, Mentor, from Latin Mentōr, from Greek; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mentor

(ˈmɛntɔː)
n
a wise or trusted adviser or guide
vb
to act as a mentor to (someone); train
[C18: from Mentor]
menˈtorial adj

Mentor

(ˈmɛntɔː)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the friend whom Odysseus put in charge of his household when he left for Troy. He was the adviser of the young Telemachus

men•tor

(ˈmɛn tɔr, -tər)

n.
1. a wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
2. (cap.) (in the Odyssey) a loyal adviser of Odysseus entrusted with the education of Telemachus.
v.i.
3. to act as a mentor.
v.t.
4. to act as a mentor to.
[1740–50; « Greek]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mentor - a wise and trusted guide and advisormentor - a wise and trusted guide and advisor
intellectual, intellect - a person who uses the mind creatively
sage - a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
Verb1.mentor - serve as a teacher or trusted counselormentor - serve as a teacher or trusted counselor; "The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school"; "She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring"
instruct, teach, learn - impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"

mentor

noun guide, teacher, coach, adviser, tutor, instructor, counsellor, guru She has sacked her coach and mentor and is now relying on her father.

mentor

noun
One who advises another, especially officially or professionally:
Law: counsel.
verb
Informal. To give recommendations to (someone) about a decision or course of action:
Translations
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