mentor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v mentor serve as a teacher or trusted counselor "The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school","She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring"
    • n mentor a wise and trusted guide and advisor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mentor A wise and faithful counselor or monitor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mentor One who acts as a wise and faithful guide and monitor, especially of a younger person; an intimate friend who is also a sage counselor, as of one who is young or inexperienced.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mentor men′tor a wise counsellor
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Mentor, the counselor of Telemachus, Gr. Me`ntwr, prop., counselor. Cf. Monitor
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. Mentōr, the tutor of Telemachus.

Usage

In literature:

Nay; my lord, I will take none other for my mentor than he.
"In Doublet and Hose" by Lucy Foster Madison
And he hoped Sam hadn't gotten too blistered by his mentors when he returned home after fluffing the inquiry he was sent out on.
"The Great Gray Plague" by Raymond F. Jones
But in every way we were fain to admit that aunt was eminently calculated to be our friend and mentor.
"Our Home in the Silver West" by Gordon Stables
It goes hard with a woman when her guide and mentor falls.
"The Maids of Paradise" by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
Every time they came she watched them and she noticed how under his mentor Howard became more hardened.
"The Third Degree" by Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
Miss Anthony visited James A. Garfield at his home in Mentor, Ohio.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
She seems disposed to listen to you in preference to anyone here, so please act mentor.
"The Leader of the Lower School" by Angela Brazil
He certainly appeared but a sorry Mentor for a young lady in a love affair!
"The Macdermots of Ballycloran" by Anthony Trollope
Say, good Mentor, does it matter?
"The First Violin" by Jessie Fothergill
He turned to his mentor.
"When the Sleepers Woke" by Arthur Leo Zagat
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In poetry:

"Away, away!" his Mentors cried,
"Thou uncongenial pest!
A quirk's a thing we can't abide,
A quibble we detest!
"The Two Ogres" by William Schwenck Gilbert
So, when his Mentors said, "Expound -
Why eat good children - why?"
Upon his Mentors he would round
With this absurd reply:
"The Two Ogres" by William Schwenck Gilbert
LET a Parisian prelate lead the van
Of worthies now advancing on the stage;
Surely 'twas his own mind the pious man
Pourtray'd, when Mentor's wisdom grac'd his page.
"Enigma XXX." by Elizabeth Hitchener

In news:

Tributes have poured in for elite members of the Afghan security forces who ended Taliban assault on Kabul with minimal help from foreign mentors.
A mentor to those who followed in his footsteps, he ran a practice on L.A.'s Central Avenue for 65 years.
Tucson News NowLondon Mentoring Programme That Drastically Reduces Re-offending and its Cost on Society Recognised in Awards.
AZTV7/Cable 13, Me-TV 7.2, RTV 7.3, Phoenix-Prescott, AZLondon Mentoring Programme That Drastically Reduces Re-offending and its Cost on Society Recognised in Awards.
Townsend Enterprise Park already offers a wide range of business services including the delivery of training programmes , consultancy, mentoring and ICT advisory services to their tenants and small businesses in the Belfast area.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced that 40 buying professionals from Avon, Boots, John Lewis, Mothercare, Sainsbury's and Tesco have confirmed their participation in the 2012 Retail Mentoring Programme .
Prudhomme 's acceptance remarks included a heartfelt tribute to Brennan, who served as a mentor for the young Prudhomme , helping him grow from a good cook to a great chef.
" A very wise mentor of mine once indirectly described this as "the other half of crime.
When we met high Quill , she was taking a break from a peer mentoring workshop.
But an innovative program from the Department of Corrections (DOC) is preventing new crimes by matching a sex offender about to be released from prison with a group of four to seven volunteer mentors.
Jeannie Solomon, a new teacher mentor for the Sylvan Union School District in Modesto, CA.
When his former mentor goes too deep undercover with a group of euro-anarchists, a wounded Tom (Matthew Macfadyen) jumps back into service to confirm his worst suspicions.
Mentors' dedication: They've been there.
Mentor, Ohio (August 20, 2012) — Tony Sacco 's Coal Oven Pizza will open its first location in Ohio at Great Lakes Mall later this year.
He designed the mascot, and Heidi Meyer, a student he was mentoring, crafted small plaster sandrat figures as door prizes for those attending the 2001 sandrat reunion.
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In science:

The system is a closed one, and Mentor does not publish the details of the support it provides for functions in its technical literature8 .
Function Interface Models for Hardware Compilation: Types, Signatures, Protocols
About 30 years ago now, my friend and mentor J.
Maybe there's no such thing as a random sequence
Acknowledgements This paper is dedicated to my good friend and mentor, Leonard Jossem (1919-2009), who first introduced me to the international physics education community.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
Dedication: To my early mentors and colleagues: B.
A Survey of Ultraproduct Constructions in General Topology
Griffiths’ mentor, looked forward to meeting such a quiet and contemplative man.
My Life with Fisher
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