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MENTOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mentor mean? 

MENTOR (noun)
  The noun MENTOR has 1 sense:

1. a wise and trusted guide and advisor

  Familiarity information: MENTOR used as a noun is very rare.


MENTOR (verb)
  The verb MENTOR has 1 sense:

1. serve as a teacher or trusted counselor

  Familiarity information: MENTOR used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MENTOR (noun)


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Meaning:

A wise and trusted guide and advisor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

mentor; wise man

Hypernyms ("mentor" is a kind of...):

intellect; intellectual (a person who uses the mind creatively)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mentor"):

sage (a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom)


MENTOR (verb)


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Meaning:

Serve as a teacher or trusted counselor

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context examples:

The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school / She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring

Hypernyms (to "mentor" is one way to...):

instruct; learn; teach (impart skills or knowledge to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s somebody


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