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Synonyms for tutor
ˈtu tər, ˈtyu-tu·tor

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. tutor

    To teach is simply to communicate knowledge; to instruct (originally, to build in or into, put in order) is to impart knowledge with special method and completeness; instruct has also an authoritative sense nearly equivalent to command. To educate is to draw out or develop harmoniously the mental powers, and, in the fullest sense, the moral powers as well. To train is to direct to a certain result powers already existing. Train is used in preference to educate when the reference is to the inferior animals or to the physical powers of man; as, to train a horse; to train the hand or eye. To discipline is to bring into habitual and complete subjection to authority; discipline is a severe word, and is often used as a euphemism for punish; to be thoroughly effective in war, soldiers must be disciplined as well as trained. To nurture is to furnish the care and sustenance necessary for physical, mental, and moral growth; nurture is a more tender and homelike word than educate. Compare EDUCATION.

    discipline, drill, educate, enlighten, give instruction, give lessons, inculcate, indoctrinate, inform, initiate, instill, instruct, nurture, school, teach, train

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tutor

    guardian, governor, instructor, teacher, preceptor, professor, master, savant

    ward, pupil, scholar, student, disciple, learner, tyro

Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 4 votes

  1. coach, private instructor, tutorverb

    a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)

    jitney, bus, private instructor, charabanc, four-in-hand, omnibus, motorcoach, coach-and-four, carriage, double-decker, coach, autobus, manager, motorbus, handler, passenger car, passenger vehicle

  2. tutorverb

    be a tutor to someone; give individual instruction

    "She tutored me in Spanish"

  3. tutorverb

    act as a guardian to someone

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tutornoun

    (Law.) guardian

  2. tutornoun

    teacher, instructor, master, preceptor, school-master

  3. tutorverb

    teach, instruct

  4. tutorverb

    discipline, train, bring under control

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "tutor":

    guardian, governess, custodian, guardians, professor, mentor

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  1. Joseph Michaelis:

    We want the children to feel they are working together with a peer rather than being taught by a tutor or teacher, and so we design the interaction to be conversational.

  2. Hollie McKay/Fox:

    I was in love. It was a mistake, but I ’m ready to go home, I am ready to go to prison. I just can not stay a minute longer here... but if I can not leave, at least let me work, volunteer or tutor school students like I used to.

  3. Jerry Mathers:

    Yes, it was nice to have another income rolling in, but it wasn’t like my family couldn’t exist without me working, and when I finished ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ the studio did have another sitcom they wanted me to do, but I had never been to regular school. I had a private tutor from the first grade up until the eighth grade… I wanted to attend regular school and be with other kids. I wanted to play sports.

  4. Claudia Calderon:

    I took advantage of all the opportunities they offered in prison, including the education they offered, and I became a GED tutor for the educational department and earned a certificate in sustainable foods and also in business administration.

  5. Fumihide Tanaka:

    We learn a lot by teaching others, i personally did not like the idea of tutor robots. This is the complete opposite of a tutor robot ; it's more like the children's friend. Or like a younger brother or sister.

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