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TUTOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tutor mean? 

TUTOR (noun)
  The noun TUTOR has 1 sense:

1. a person who gives private instruction (as in singing or acting)

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


TUTOR (verb)
  The verb TUTOR has 2 senses:

1. be a tutor to someone; give individual instruction
2. act as a guardian to someone

  Familiarity information: TUTOR used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TUTOR (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who gives private instruction (as in singing or acting)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

private instructor; tutor; coach

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

instructor; teacher (a person whose occupation is teaching)

Domain category:

singing; vocalizing (the act of singing vocal music)

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

crammer (a teacher who is paid to cram students for examinations)


TUTOR (verb)


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Meaning:

Be a tutor to someone; give individual instruction

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

She tutored me in Spanish

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

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

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2tutor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Act as a guardian to someone

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

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

interrelate; relate (be in a relationship with)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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