Mentor meaning

mĕntôr, -tər
A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
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A person, esp. an experienced, older person, who provides personal or professional guidance.
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To act as mentor (to)
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Mentor is defined as someone who guides another to greater success.

A teacher is an example of a mentor.

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To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher, especially in occupational settings.
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(greek mythology) Odysseus's trusted counselor, in whose guise Athena became the guardian and teacher of Telemachus.
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To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher to (another person).
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Coach, counselor. See virtual mentoring.
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(Greek mythology) Odysseus's trusted counselor. He was assigned the responsibility to raise Odysseus's son Telemachus, while Odysseus was away fighting in Troy.
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To act as someone's mentor.
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(gr. myth., person, proper) The loyal friend and advisor of Odysseus, and teacher of his son, Telemachus.
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Origin of mentor

  • French Mentor Mentor from Latin Mentōr from Greek men-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French mentor, from Ancient Greek Μέντωρ (Mentōr, “Mentor"), a mythological character in the Odyssey, whose name, a historical name from Ancient Greece, may share the same root as English mind. Akin to Sanskrit मन्तृ (mantá¹›, “one who thinks") and Latin monitor (“one who admonishes"), and perhaps ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mon-eyo-, causative form of *men- (“to think").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Ancient Greek Μέντωρ (Mentōr, “Mentor").

    From Wiktionary