under the tutelage of (someone)

Definition of under the tutelage of (someone)


  1. —used to say who a person is taught something by He studied music under the tutelage of his father.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

  1. :  an act or process of serving as guardian or protector :  guardianship

    :  hegemony over a foreign territory :  trusteeship

    :  the state of being under a guardian or tutor

  1. :  some person :  somebody

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