Tutor

Definition of Tutor

Tu´tor
n.1.One who guards, protects, watches over, or has the care of, some person or thing.
2.A treasurer; a keeper.
3.(Civ. Law) One who has the charge of a child or pupil and his estate; a guardian.
4.A private or public teacher.
5.(Eng. Universities) An officer or member of some hall, who instructs students, and is responsible for their discipline.
6.(Am. Colleges) An instructor of a lower rank than a professor.
v. t.1.To have the guardianship or care of; to teach; to instruct.
[imp. & p. p. Tutored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tutoring.]
Their sons are well tutored by you.
- Shak.
2.To play the tutor toward; to treat with authority or severity.

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