mentor
I. noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Mentōr Date: 1616 1. capitalized a friend of Odysseus entrusted with the education of Odysseus' son Telemachus 2. a. a trusted counselor or guide b. tutor, coachmentorship noun II. transitive verb Date: 1976 to serve as a mentor for ; tutor

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  • MENTOR — Personnage de L’Odyssée , le plus fidèle ami d’Ulysse qui lui confie, à son départ pour Troie, le soin de veiller sur sa maison et sur l’éducation de son fils. Dans son Télémaque (1699), Fénelon fait de Mentor un personnage important qui escorte… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mentor — MÉNTOR, mentori, s.m. Conducător spiritual, povăţuitor, îndrumător; preceptor, educator. ♦ Altoi dintr o plantă bătrână grefat pe o plantă tânără pentru a i transmite acesteia însuşirile sale. – Din fr., lat. mentor, germ. Mentor. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Mentor — steht für: Mentor (Mythologie), Figur aus Homers Odyssee, berät Odysseus’ Sohn Telemachos daher im übertragenen Sinn (eingeführt von Fénelon) einen geistigen Anleiter und Ratgeber eines Jüngeren oder weniger Erfahrenen den Ratgeber im Prozess des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MENTOR — / The National Mentoring Partnership is an advocate and resource for mentoring in the United States. It is a a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.Mentoring is a tool for helping children and youth succeed… …   Wikipedia

  • Mentor — Mentor, OH U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 50278 Housing Units (2000): 19301 Land area (2000): 26.768950 sq. miles (69.331260 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.306725 sq. miles (3.384402 sq. km) Total area (2000): 28.075675 sq. miles (72.715662… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • mentor — men‧tor [ˈmentɔː ǁ tɔːr] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES an experienced person who gives advice to less experienced people to help them in their work: • He now runs his own company and is a mentor to other young entrepreneurs. mentoring noun… …   Financial and business terms

  • Mentor — Sm erfahrener Ratgeber per. Wortschatz fach. (18. Jh.) Onomastische Bildung. Entlehnt aus frz. mentor, dieses aus gr. Méntōr (verwandt mit l. monēre ermahnen ), dem Namen eines Freundes des Odysseus, in dessen Gestalt Athene als Ratgeber von… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • mentor — mȇntor m DEFINICIJA 1. (Mentor) u Odiseji, lojalni Odisejev prijatelj i odgojitelj njegova sina Telemaha 2. pren. voditelj, odgojitelj, nastavnik 3. term. sveučilišni nastavnik zadužen za nadgledanje rada kandidata pri izradi magistarske ili… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • mentor — [men′tər, men′tôr΄] n. [L < Gr Mentōr, lit., adviser, akin to Sans mantár : see MANDARIN] 1. [M ] Gr. Myth. the loyal friend and advisor of Odysseus, and teacher of his son, Telemachus 2. a wise, loyal advisor 3. a teacher or coach vt., vi. to …   English World dictionary

  • Mentor — Men tor, n. [From Mentor, the counselor of Telemachus, Gr. Me ntwr, prop., counselor. Cf. {Monitor}.] A wise and faithful counselor or monitor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mentor — Mentor, 1) Ithaker, Sohn des Alkimos, welchem Odysseus während seiner Abwesenheit die Sorge für sein Haus übertragen hatte; in seiner Gestalt geleitete Athene den Telemachos zu Nestor nach Pylos u. stand dann dem Odysseus im Kampfe gegen die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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