Definition of Mentoring


Men-tor (noun). Definition: 1) an experienced advisor and supporter; a person, usually older and more experienced, who advises and guides a younger, less experienced person; 2) a trainer, a senior or experienced person in a company or organization who gives guidance and training to a junior colleague.

Ment-ee (noun). Definition: a mentored person; someone who is mentored. (Encarta, 2009)