verb (used with object)
- to train, school, or discipline.
- to admonish or reprove.
verb (used without object)
Origin of tutor
Examples from the Web for tutoring
Contemporary Examples of tutoring
I took on work in the evenings tutoring wealthy high-school students in math.Did My Education Cost Too Much?
September 12, 2012
Today, more offer mentoring programs, tutoring, and extra counseling to help ease the transition.The College Admissions Crash
August 23, 2010
Merryman, a lawyer turned writer/editor and operator of a tutoring program for inner-city kids, does not have children of her own.Parenting for Smarties
John Douglas Marshall
September 29, 2009
Historical Examples of tutoring
I did have a condition in French, and Miss Carter was tutoring me, just as you thought.Betty Wales Senior
Every one requires some of it, but many must take months of tutoring.The Making of a Trade School
Mary Schenck Woolman
But I could live on it, and in any case it was better than slaving at tutoring.The Dew of Their Youth
S. R. Crockett
My teacher has often said that the reason she has kept on tutoring me is because I look like a sister she once had.Sisters
Grace May North
I want some tutoring in Latin, and he said he thought you could take me on.Full-Back Foster
Ralph Henry Barbour
Word Origin for tutor
late 14c., "guardian, custodian," from Old French tutour "guardian, private teacher," from Latin tutorem (nominative tutor) "guardian, watcher," from tutus, variant past participle of tueri "watch over," of unknown origin. Specific sense of "senior boy appointed to help a junior in his studies" is recorded from 1680s.
1590s, from tutor (n.). Related: Tutored; tutoring.