Definition for mentor

noun as in person who advises

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verb as in advise

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coach, counsel, guide, instruct

Strong matches

edify, educate, explain, teach, tutor

Weak matches

aid, champion, help, sponsor

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Example Sentences

He’s also a mentor with the East Bay College Fund, which works with minority college students coming from underprivileged communities.

However, aside from the role of Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein as one of the show’s mentors, the series will not be larded with Shopify’s branding or promotion of its platform.

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A mentor from Hive and the support of a machine-learning team helped her build a program that determines the threat of violence from unlabeled pictures or video footage.

For younger staffers who are ready to take on more responsibilities, or want their company to sponsor them to take a class, or they want a mentor, they need to ask for it.

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So I did a research internship with him and he was an important mentor for me.

By reaching out to a local high school or non-profit to become a mentor for a high achieving, low-income student.

He made no bones about his great admiration for FDR, who was his mentor, and he had roots too in the Truman administration.

A group of them mentor the turbulent, desperate kids fresh off the streets who are at their most violent when they first arrive.

“My esteemed mentor, Boris Fruman, showed us 100 slides of stills from films,” says Granik.

At 17, she attended the Durango Songwriters Expo, a summit where 30 music industry professionals mentor 200 some-odd attendees.

Although he was on the eve of his departure for Lucknau, he was, nevertheless, kind enough to become my Mentor.

"Ugly Collins has either lost his time-card er has traded his wagon fer a airyplane," said the mentor.

However, their guide, mentor, and boss had a faraway look in his eye—seemed impatient to get going.

Frank is my social mentor, though I care little about society in the general acceptance of the term.

The King pleaded in vain that he might still serve as mentor in the coming negotiation; the Emperor scornfully refused.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mentor, such as: adviser, coach, guide, instructor, teacher, and trainer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.