What does the word mentor mean?

Usage examples for mentor

  1. He flushed, but did not answer, and when a few weeks later he and Silvia Holland had played together for some charitable entertainment, his venerable mentor had sought him out, ready to bestow her blessing at the earliest possible moment, approving his practical judgment and his good taste. – An American Suffragette by Isaac N. Stevens
  2. Mentor Greifmann conducted his ward to a retired corner, into which the rays of light, intercepted by low branches, penetrated but faintly, and from which a good view of the whole scene could be enjoyed. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  3. No: I've a Mentor who, not once nor twice, Breathes in my well- rinsed ear his sound advice, " Give rest in time to that old horse, for fear At last he founder 'mid the general jeer." – The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry by Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A.