What is the difference between mentoring and grooming?

mentoring | grooming | Synonyms |

Mentoring is a synonym of grooming.


As verbs the difference between mentoring and grooming

is that mentoring is (mentor) while grooming is (groom).

As a noun grooming is

care for one's personal appearance, hygiene, and clothing.

mentoring

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Verb

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    grooming

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Care for one's personal appearance, hygiene, and clothing.
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  • *:“Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy!—and yours are'' pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling ''à la Mérode! Oh, it's very picturesque, of course, but a straight spine and good grooming is better.”
  • The act of teaching someone, often for advancement at work.
  • Caring for horses or other animals by brushing and cleaning them.
  • The act of attempting to gain the trust of a minor with the intention of having a sexual relationship with him or her.
  • Synonyms

    * (sense, care for one's appearance) * (act of teaching) coaching, mentoring * (caring for horses) currying * (attempting to gain the trust of a minor)

    Coordinate terms

    * (sense, care for one's appearance) personal hygiene – more basic level of care

    See also

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