Associations to the word «Mentor»


MENTOR, noun. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher
MENTOR, verb. (transitive) To act as someone's mentor
MENTOR, proper noun. (Greek mythology) Odysseus's trusted counselor. He was assigned the responsibility to raise Odysseus's son Telemachus, while Odysseus was away fighting in Troy

Dictionary definition

MENTOR, noun. A wise and trusted guide and advisor.
MENTOR, verb. 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".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.