Mentor vs Manager - What's the difference?

mentor | manager |


As a proper noun mentor

is (greek mythology) odysseus's trusted counselor he was assigned the responsibility to raise odysseus's son telemachus, while odysseus was away fighting in troy.

As a noun manager is

manager.

mentor

English

Noun

(wikipedia mentor) (en noun)
  • A wise and trusted counselor or teacher
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To act as someone's mentor
  • See also

    * coach * nestor * sponsor * Article on the etymology and history of the word “mentor” on languagehat.com

    Anagrams

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    English eponyms ----

    manager

    English

    (Management)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (management) A person whose job is to manage something, such as a business, a restaurant, or a sports team.
  • * 2013 , Phil McNulty, "[http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23830980]", BBC Sport , 1 September 2013:
  • And it was a fitting victory for Liverpool as Anfield celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of their legendary Scottish manager Bill Shankly.
  • (baseball) The head coach.
  • (music) An administrator, for a singer or group. (rfex)
  • (computer software) A window or application whose purpose is to give the user the control over some aspect of the software.
  • a file manager'''; a task '''manager'''; Program '''Manager

    Synonyms

    * (person who manages) administrator, boss, chief, controller, comptroller, foreman, head, head man, overseer, organizer, superintendent, supervisor

    Derived terms

    * line manager * middle manager * player-manager