Meaning of mentor

men•tor

Pronunciation: (men'tôr, -tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
  2. an influential senior sponsor or supporter.
—v.i.
  1. to act as a mentor: She spent years mentoring to junior employees.
—v.t.
  1. to act as a mentor to: The brash young executive did not wish to be mentored by anyone.

Men•tor

Pronunciation: (men'tôr, -tur), [key]
— n.
  1. (in the Odyssey) a loyal adviser of Odysseus entrusted with the care and education of Telemachus.

Men•tor

Pronunciation: (men'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in NE Ohio. 42,065.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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