verb (used with object)
- to train, school, or discipline.
- to admonish or reprove.
verb (used without object)
Origin of tutor
Related Words for tutorshipguidance, coaching, tutorial, custody, training, safekeeping, watch, protection, trust, tutelage, care, throne, chairperson, monitor, fellowship, director, tutor, helm, captain, leader
Examples from the Web for tutorship
Historical Examples of tutorship
Will this country ever escape the tutorship of sham science?Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
Antonia says he wants a tutorship; now, can you really recommend him?The Island Pharisees
He was waiting at the time to hear about a tutorship which had been mentioned to him.Mitchelhurst Place, Vol. I (of 2)
The history of the tutorship was as follows: Money had come from America, after all.Dorothy and other Italian Stories
Constance Fenimore Woolson
In 1838 he accepted a tutorship at Athens, where he remained until 1840.
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.