Mentor - an experienced and trusted advisor
To remember the definition of the word mentor, use the following mnemonic:
The men tore (mentor) open the box of books. The experienced and trusted advisors then handed them out to the young learners.
Examples of mentor in a sentence
Because Jack was a very experienced salesman, he was a great mentor for all the young trainees who were anxious to learn the techniques.
Miranda asked the older woman if she would be her mentor while she learned the basics of stage management.
Jimmy was mentored through his apprenticeship by an experienced mechanic who had started off in a similar way 30 years previously.