Instructor and Mentor


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Instructor noun – A person whose occupation is to give formal instruction in a school.
Usage example: had spent most of his adulthood as an instructor in the local school system

Mentor is a synonym for instructor in teacher topic. In some cases you can use "Mentor" instead a noun "Instructor", when it comes to topics like person, master, education, adviser. popular alternative
Nearby Words: instruct, instruction, instructed, instructive, instructional
Synonyms for Instructor


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Mentor noun – A wise and trusted guide and advisor.
Instructor is a synonym for mentor in person topic. You can use "Instructor" instead a noun "Mentor", if it concerns topics such as master, education, teacher, guide. popular alternative
Synonyms for Mentor

How words are described

beloved beloved instructor beloved mentor
old old instructor old mentor
good good instructor good mentor
female female instructor female mentor
Other adjectives: best, future, original, dead, harsh, actual, male, black, main, personal, new, late, former, mysterious, retired, older, previous, sadistic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Magical Negro The handicapped (black) golf instructor/mentor Chubbs Peterson, whose hand got eaten by a crocodile in Happy Gilmore.
    Source: Magical Negro
  • She's an elderly Herald-Mage who acts as Vanyel's instructor and mentor.
  • Eccentric Mentor Ha Jinsung from Tower of God, the mentor and martial art instructor of Jyu Viole Grace.
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