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English noun: tutor

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


Synonymscoach, private instructor


Broader (hypernym)instructor, teacher


Narrower (hyponym)crammer


Domain categorysinging, vocalizing


English verb: tutor

1. tutor (communication) be a tutor to someone; give individual instruction


SamplesShe tutored me in Spanish.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)instruct, learn, teach

2. tutor (social) act as a guardian to someone


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)interrelate, relate









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