verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- mentoanterior position,
- mentoposterior position,
- mentotransverse position,
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Origin of mentor
Examples from the Web for mentored
For decades, Woodson Sr. has mentored Paul on how on how government dollars impact people in the communities they live.
His greatest influence was, undoubtedly, one of the original soul masters, Sam Cooke, who mentored him.Bobby Womack’s Sexual Democracy: The Late Soul Legend Preached Mutual Pleasure|David Masciotra|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have mentored dozens of my friend's children through college frustrations and job searches.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The true “Maya” was in fact second-generation and mentored by Jennifer.Sundance’s ‘Manhunt’: Three CIA Agents Who Hunted bin Laden Tell All|Marlow Stern|January 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Patty Hearst was mentored by the Symbionese Liberation Army.Paula Broadwell, David Petraeus, and the Mentoring Scam|Michael Moynihan|November 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Word Origin for mentor
"wise advisor," 1750, from Greek Mentor, friend of Odysseus and adviser of Telemachus (but often actually Athene in disguise) in the "Odyssey," perhaps ultimately meaning "adviser," because the name appears to be an agent noun of mentos "intent, purpose, spirit, passion" from PIE *mon-eyo- (cf. Sanskrit man-tar- "one who thinks," Latin mon-i-tor "one who admonishes"), causative form of root *men- "to think" (see mind (n.)). The general use of the word probably is via later popular romances, in which Mentor played a larger part than he does in Homer.
1888, from mentor (n.). Related: Mentored; mentoring.