Mentor vs. Tutor

Mentor vs. Tutor — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Mentor and Tutor

Mentornoun

A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.

Tutornoun

A private instructor.

Mentornoun

Mentor Greek Mythology Odysseus's trusted counselor, in whose guise Athena became the guardian and teacher of Telemachus.

Tutornoun

One that gives additional, special, or remedial instruction.

Mentorverb

To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher, especially in occupational settings.

Tutornoun

A teacher or teaching assistant in some universities and colleges having a rank lower than that of an instructor.

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Mentorverb

To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher to (another person).

Tutornoun

A graduate, usually a fellow, responsible for the supervision of an undergraduate at some British universities.

Mentornoun

A wise and trusted counselor or teacher

Tutornoun

(Law) The guardian of a minor.

Mentorverb

(transitive) To act as someone's mentor

Tutorverb

To act as a tutor to; instruct or teach privately.

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Mentornoun

a wise and trusted guide and advisor

Tutorverb

To have the guardianship, tutelage, or care of.

Mentorverb

serve as a teacher or trusted counselor;

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

Tutorverb

To function as a tutor.

Tutorverb

To be instructed by a tutor; study under a tutor.

Tutornoun

One who teaches another (usually called a student, learner, or tutee) in a one-on-one or small-group interaction.

He passed the difficult class with help from his tutor.

Tutornoun

(UK) A university officer responsible for students in a particular hall.

Tutornoun

One who has the charge of a child or pupil and his estate; a guardian.

Tutornoun

(trading card games) A card that allows you to search your deck for one or more other cards.

Tutorverb

(transitive) To instruct or teach, especially an individual or small group.

To help pay her tuition, the college student began to tutor high school students in calculus and physics.

Tutorverb

To treat with authority or sternness.

Tutornoun

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

Tutorverb

be a tutor to someone; give individual instruction;

She tutored me in Spanish

Tutorverb

act as a guardian to someone