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Meaning of MENTOR

Pronunciation:  'mentowr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a wise and trusted guide and advisor
  2. [v]  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"

MENTOR is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: wise man
 See Also: instruct, intellect, intellectual, learn, sage, teach



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Men"tor\, n. [From Mentor, the counselor of Telemachus,
Gr. ?, prop., counselor. Cf. {Monitor}.]
A wise and faithful counselor or monitor.

Computing Dictionary

CAI language. "Computer Systems for Teaching Complex Concepts", Report 1742, BBN, Mar 1969.

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