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Definitions

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  • 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

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Μέντωρ (Mentōr, "Mentor").

Examples

  • This is what they call the Mentor Marsh and this is what they call fragmites and cattails.

    CNN Transcript Apr 29, 2003

  • I believe the payload is the fifth in the series of what we call Mentor spacecraft, a.k.a.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • The word "mentor" comes from the name of Mentor, a character in the Odyssey, in whose guise the goddess Athena gives advice to young Telemachus.

    Week in Words

  • Power An immortal who lives on one of Saturn's moons and whose dad is called Mentor well, like, duh, Starfox ages slowly and doesn't get hurt when he falls over.

    The not-so-super superheroes

  • Since the days of the ancient Greeks, when Odysseus left his son Telemachus in Mentor's care while he went off to Troy, the pairing of mentor with pupil has been an intellectual and artistic tradition in the West.

    Relationships of Invention

  • "My Mentor" is a meditation on writing and the special relationship between a mentor and his mentee.

    Relationships of Invention

  • "My Mentor" is a meditation on writing and the special relationship between a mentor and his mentee.

    Relationships of Invention

  • My Mentor is a tribute to Maxwell as both a friend and as a writer — one who is curiously overlooked.

    Relationships of Invention

  • My Mentor is a tribute to Maxwell as both a friend and as a writer — one who is curiously overlooked.

    Relationships of Invention

  • Since the days of the ancient Greeks, when Odysseus left his son Telemachus in Mentor's care while he went off to Troy, the pairing of mentor with pupil has been an intellectual and artistic tradition in the West.

    Relationships of Invention

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