tutor: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (t'tur, ty'-), [key]
- a person employed to instruct another in some branch or branches of learning, esp. a private instructor.
- a teacher of academic rank lower than instructor in some American universities and colleges.
- a teacher without institutional connection who assists students in preparing for examinations.
- (esp. at Oxford and Cambridge) a university officer, usually a fellow, responsible for teaching and supervising a number of undergraduates.
- the guardian of a boy or girl below the age of puberty or majority.
- to act as a tutor to; teach or instruct, esp. privately.
- to have the guardianship, instruction, or care of.
- to instruct underhandedly; coach: to tutor a witness before he testifies.
- to train, school, or discipline.
- to admonish or reprove.
- to act as a tutor or private instructor.
- to study privately with a tutor.
- tutor (Thesaurus)