What is another word for mentor?

263 synonyms found


[ mˈɛntɔː], [ mˈɛntɔː], [ m_ˈɛ_n_t_ɔː]

A mentor is someone who guides and advises another person, typically someone younger or less experienced. However, there are many other words you can use to describe this type of role. A tutor is someone who provides instruction or guidance. A coach is someone who helps direct and develop the skills of others. A counselor offers support and advice. A guide leads others through new experiences. A consultant provides expert advice. A role model sets an example for others to follow. Regardless of the word you choose, the importance of having someone to teach, guide, and support you cannot be overstated.

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What are the hypernyms for Mentor?

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What are the opposite words for mentor?

The term mentor refers to an experienced and trusted advisor or guide. The opposite of which is a mentee or a person who is being mentored. However, antonyms to mentor can be various depending on the context. For instance, a rival or competitor could be an antonym when considering mentorship within a sports team. Additionally, a critic, adversary or antagonist can be an antonym when mentorship is considered in creative fields. In business, a novice, apprentice or trainee may be considered an antonym for mentor, as they would be a beginner in the field needing guidance.

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Usage examples for Mentor

And where did you leave Miss Preston and her mentor?
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
It's bad enough to have an old aunt here without your turning into a mentor.
"Girls of the Forest"
L. T. Meade
Even the Gaelic League did not win the entire and unqualified approval of the national mentor.
"The Evolution of Sinn Fein"
Robert Mitchell Henry

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