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Tutor \Tu"tor\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tutored; p. pr. & vb. n. Tutoring.]

  1. To have the guardianship or care of; to teach; to instruct.

    Their sons are well tutored by you.

  2. To play the tutor toward; to treat with authority or severity.


vb. (en-past of: tutor)


adj. (all used chiefly with qualifiers `well' or `poorly' or `un-') having received specific instruction; "unschooled ruffians"; "well tutored applicants" [syn: instructed, schooled, taught]

Usage examples of "tutored".

She was also tutored at the appropriate age in astrography, galactic history, various branches of the physical sciences, the workings of the Vegan civic administrational structure, and basic legal precepts.

For the first time in her carefully tutored life, Caissa recognized that "triad" meant three and she knew only two cities on Demeathorn, the Blue and the Red.

Damia and Afra will handle him, and he's unlikely to realize he's being tutored and having his thinking adjusted.

In the privacy of their own quarters, his mother tutored him at his own pace and encouraged him to use one of the instruments when he was composing.

When he went to get tutored on English literature he would just make a vulgar gesture with his thumb and say, "Yah, yah, yah!

There are no weak spots here to be tutored, so we will simply mark that completed in your admission requirements.

In fact, by rights she should have been bedecked by a dozen such necklaces by now, one for every tribe she’d helped, and for every Wisewoman and Shaman she’d tutored in the Valdemaran use of the Healing Gift.

The Hawkbrothers were steeped in the precise and most efficient use of magic, passed on for many generations, and by comparison this Shaman was likely self-trained or tutored in rough skills at best.