Definition of Mentor

1. Noun. A wise and trusted guide and advisor.

Exact synonyms: Wise Man
Generic synonyms: Intellect, Intellectual
Specialized synonyms: Sage



2. Verb. Serve as a teacher or trusted counselor. "She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring"
Generic synonyms: Instruct, Learn, Teach

Definition of Mentor

1. n. A wise and faithful counselor or monitor.

Definition of Mentor

1. Proper noun. (Greek mythology) Odysseus's trusted counselor. He was assigned the responsibility to raise Odysseus's son Telemachus, while Odysseus was away fighting in Troy ¹

2. Noun. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To act as someone's mentor ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mentor

1. to serve as a friend and teacher to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mentor

mentioner
mentioners
mentioning
mentionless
mentions
mento
mentoanterior position
mentomeckelian
mentomeckelians
menton
mentoplasty
mentoposterior position
mentor (current term)
mentored
mentoree
mentorees
mentorial
mentoring
mentorless
mentorlike
mentors
mentorship
mentorships
mentos
mentotransverse position
mentsch
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Literary usage of Mentor

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1. A History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1851)
"mentor was rewarded with a satrapy which in- . x eluded all the western coast of Asia Minor. He also mentor. obtained the pardon of his brother, ..."

2. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1900)
"Ledyard chose that of mentor. Ledyard was a man of parts, a fluent writer, ... The reply of mentor, which was far from an able performance, called forth a ..."

3. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"mentor. Hermias. HISTORY OF GREECE. mentor was rewarded with a satrapy which included all the western coast of Asia Minor. He also obtained the pardon of ..."

4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1899)
"Figure 4 is the same cut in half, showing a diagram of the internal coils and the central chamber. NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE mentor BEDS. ..."

5. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1897)
"If this supposition be true then the mentor beds or Lower Cretaceous will ... On the accompanying geological map the mentor beds and the higher Dakota are ..."

6. Mechanically Inclined: Building Grammar, Usage, and Style Into Writer's Workshop by Jeff Anderson (2005)
"Maybe you need a way into a grammar or mechanics lesson, a mentor text to ... mentor Text: mentor text shows the error in another light: the light of ..."

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