Instructor and Tutor


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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

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


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Tutor noun – A person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.).
Instructor is a synonym for tutor in person topic. You can use "Instructor" instead a noun "Tutor", if it concerns topics such as mentor, teacher, educator, teach. popular alternative
Nearby Words: tutored, tutorial, tutoring, tutorship, tutorage
Synonyms for Tutor

How words are described

beloved beloved instructor beloved tutor
old old instructor old tutor
female female instructor female tutor
best best instructor best tutor
Other adjectives: future, actual, black, private, personal, new, professional, former, temporary, mysterious, legendary, magical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Language of Magic One character asks the magical instructor what language it is, to which the tutor replies, gibberish.
  • Franchise / Star Trek Tom Paris' instructor at Starfleet, Admiral Owen Paris: By no means a pleasant or easy tutor to have so keenly on hand.
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