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guide

 (gīd)
n.
1.
a. One who shows the way by leading, directing, or advising.
b. One who serves as a model for others, as in a course of conduct.
2. A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
3.
a. Something, such as a pamphlet, that offers basic information or instruction: a shopper's guide.
b. A guidebook.
4.
a. Something that serves to direct or indicate.
b. A device, such as a ruler, tab, or bar, that serves as an indicator or acts to regulate a motion or operation.
5. A soldier stationed at the right or left of a column of marchers to control alignment, show direction, or mark the point of pivot.
v. guid·ed, guid·ing, guides
v.tr.
1. To serve as a guide for; conduct.
2. To direct the course of; steer: guide a ship through a channel.
3. To exert control or influence over; direct: guided the nation through the crisis.
4. To supervise the training or education of.
v.intr.
To serve as a guide.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Old Provençal guida, from guidar, to guide, of Germanic origin; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]

guid′a·ble adj.
guid′er n.
Synonyms: guide, lead1, pilot, shepherd, steer1, usher
These verbs mean to conduct on or direct to the way: guided me to my seat; led the troops into battle; a teacher piloting students through the zoo; shepherding tourists to the bus; steered the applicant to the third floor; ushering a visitor out.

guide

(ɡaɪd)
vb
1. to lead the way for (a person)
2. to control the movement or course of (an animal, vehicle, etc) by physical action; steer
3. to supervise or instruct (a person)
4. (tr) to direct the affairs of (a person, company, nation, etc): he guided the country through the war.
5. (tr) to advise or influence (a person) in his standards or opinions: let truth guide you always.
n
6.
a. a person, animal, or thing that guides
b. (as modifier): a guide dog.
7. a person, usually paid, who conducts tour expeditions, etc
8. a model or criterion, as in moral standards or accuracy
9. (Library Science & Bibliography) See guidebook
10. (Library Science & Bibliography) a book that instructs or explains the fundamentals of a subject or skill: a guide to better living.
11. (Mechanical Engineering) any device that directs the motion of a tool or machine part
12.
a. a mark, sign, etc, that points the way
b. (in combination): guidepost.
13. (Alternative Belief Systems) spiritualism a spirit believed to influence a medium so as to direct what he utters and convey messages through him
14. (Military)
a. navy a ship in a formation used as a reference for manoeuvres, esp with relation to maintaining the correct formation and disposition
b. military a soldier stationed to one side of a column or line to regulate alignment, show the way, etc
[C14: from (Old) French guider, of Germanic origin; compare Old English wītan to observe]
ˈguidable adj
ˈguideless adj
ˈguider n
ˈguiding adj, n

Guide

(ɡaɪd)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) (sometimes not capital) a member of an organization for girls equivalent to the Scouts. US equivalent: Girl Scout

guide

(gaɪd)

v. guid•ed, guid•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to assist (a person) to travel through, or reach a destination in, an unfamiliar area, as by accompanying or giving directions to the person.
2. to accompany (a sightseer) to show and comment upon points of interest.
3. to force (a person, object, or animal) to move in a certain path.
4. to supply (a person) with advice or counsel.
5. to supervise (someone's actions) in an advisory capacity; manage.
n.
6. a person who guides, esp. one hired to guide travelers, tourists, etc.
7. a mark, tab, or the like to attract the eye and thus provide quick reference.
8. a book, pamphlet, or the like with information, instructions, or advice.
9. a guidepost.
10. a device that regulates or directs progressive motion or action.
11. a spirit believed to direct the utterances of a medium.
12. a member of a group marching in military formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.
[1325–75; < Old French gui(d)er (v.), gui(d)e (n.) < Germanic; akin to wit2]
guide′less, adj.
guid′er, n.

guide


Past participle: guided
Gerund: guiding

Imperative
guide
guide
Present
I guide
you guide
he/she/it guides
we guide
you guide
they guide
Preterite
I guided
you guided
he/she/it guided
we guided
you guided
they guided
Present Continuous
I am guiding
you are guiding
he/she/it is guiding
we are guiding
you are guiding
they are guiding
Present Perfect
I have guided
you have guided
he/she/it has guided
we have guided
you have guided
they have guided
Past Continuous
I was guiding
you were guiding
he/she/it was guiding
we were guiding
you were guiding
they were guiding
Past Perfect
I had guided
you had guided
he/she/it had guided
we had guided
you had guided
they had guided
Future
I will guide
you will guide
he/she/it will guide
we will guide
you will guide
they will guide
Future Perfect
I will have guided
you will have guided
he/she/it will have guided
we will have guided
you will have guided
they will have guided
Future Continuous
I will be guiding
you will be guiding
he/she/it will be guiding
we will be guiding
you will be guiding
they will be guiding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been guiding
you have been guiding
he/she/it has been guiding
we have been guiding
you have been guiding
they have been guiding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been guiding
you will have been guiding
he/she/it will have been guiding
we will have been guiding
you will have been guiding
they will have been guiding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been guiding
you had been guiding
he/she/it had been guiding
we had been guiding
you had been guiding
they had been guiding
Conditional
I would guide
you would guide
he/she/it would guide
we would guide
you would guide
they would guide
Past Conditional
I would have guided
you would have guided
he/she/it would have guided
we would have guided
you would have guided
they would have guided
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guide - someone employed to conduct othersguide - someone employed to conduct others  
escort - an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
usherette - a female usher
2.guide - someone who shows the way by leading or advising
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
cicerone - a guide who conducts and informs sightseers
tour guide - a guide who leads others on a tour
3.guide - something that offers basic information or instructionguide - something that offers basic information or instruction
enchiridion, handbook, vade mecum - a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
field guide - a guidebook describing natural objects of some type that might be encountered in the field; "a field guide to mushrooms"
roadbook - a guidebook describing the roads of a country; contains maps and (sometimes) a gazetteer
travel guidebook, itinerary - a guidebook for travelers
4.guide - a model or standard for making comparisonsguide - a model or standard for making comparisons
example, model - a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example"
speech rhythm, rhythm - the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements; "the rhythm of Frost's poetry"
5.guide - someone who can find paths through unexplored territoryguide - someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
hunting guide - guide to people hunting in unfamiliar territory
trailblazer - someone who marks a trail by leaving blazes on trees
6.guide - a structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
Verb1.guide - direct the courseguide - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
dock - maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships"
sheer - cause to sheer; "She sheered her car around the obstacle"
pull over - steer a vehicle to the side of the road; "The car pulled over when the ambulance approached at high speed"
helm - be at or take the helm of; "helm the ship"
crab - direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
navigate - direct carefully and safely; "He navigated his way to the altar"
stand out - steer away from shore, of ships
starboard - turn to the right, of helms or rudders
conn - conduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane
navigate, pilot - act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance; "Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"; "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"
canalise, canalize, channel - direct the flow of; "channel information towards a broad audience"
tree, corner - force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
park - maneuver a vehicle into a parking space; "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"
control, command - exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
2.guide - take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
beacon - guide with a beacon
hand - guide or conduct or usher somewhere; "hand the elderly lady into the taxi"
misguide, mislead, lead astray, misdirect - lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver"
usher, show - take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; "The usher showed us to our seats"
3.guide - be a guiding or motivating force or drive; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
direct - be in charge of
4.guide - use as a guide; "They had the lights to guide on"
orientate, orient - determine one's position with reference to another point; "We had to orient ourselves in the forest"
5.guide - pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"
rub - move over something with pressure; "rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin"
string, thread, draw - thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
thread - pass through or into; "thread tape"; "thread film"
thread - pass a thread through; "thread a needle"
lead, run - cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet"

guide

noun
1. handbook, manual, guidebook, instructions, catalogue Our 10-page guide will help you change your life for the better.
2. directory, street map The Rough Guide to Paris lists accommodation for as little as £25 a night.
3. escort, leader, controller, attendant, usher, chaperon, cicerone, torchbearer, dragoman With guides, the journey can be done in fourteen days.
4. adviser, teacher, guru, mentor, director, monitor, counsellor He was spiritual guide to a group of young monks.
5. pointer, sign, signal, mark, key, clue, landmark, marker, beacon, signpost, guiding light, lodestar His only guide was the stars overhead.
6. model, example, standard, ideal, master, inspiration, criterion, paradigm, exemplar, lodestar The checklist serves as a guide to students, teachers and parents.
verb
1. lead, direct, escort, conduct, pilot, accompany, steer, shepherd, convoy, usher, show the way He took the bewildered man by the arm and guided him out.
2. steer, control, manage, direct, handle, command, manoeuvre He guided his plane down the runway and took off.
3. supervise, train, rule, teach, influence, advise, counsel, govern, educate, regulate, instruct, oversee, sway, superintend He should have let his instinct guide him.

guide

noun
Something or someone that shows the way:
verb
1. To show the way to:
2. To direct the course of carefully:
Translations
مُرْشِدمُرشِدَه كَشْفِيَّهيَتَحَكَّم في، يُوَجِّهيُرشِد، يَقوددَليل
průvodcerádceříditskautkausměrnit
guideguidebogledepigespejderrettesnor
gvidi
opasopaskirjaopastaaopastejohdatin
vodič
példamutatásútikönyvvezérel
leiîarvísir, ferîahandbókleiîsögumaîurmerki, ábendingskátistÿra
ガイド
안내자
ekskursijų vadovasgairėsnurodyti keliąnuvestiorientyras
ceļvedisgaidagidspavadonisrokasgrāmata
ghid
usmerňovať
usmeritivodičvoditivodnik
guide
คู่มือ
rehberrehberlik yapmakyol göstermekyönlendirmekizci kız
hướng dẫn viên

guide

[gaɪd]
A. N
1. (= person) → guía mf; (= girl guide) → exploradora f, guía f; (= book) → guía f turística
2. (= fig) → guía f
let conscience be your guidehaz lo que te dicte tu conciencia
B. VT (round town, building) → guiar; (in choice, decision) → orientar; (= govern) → dirigir, gobernar
to be guided by sth/sbdejarse guiar por algo/algn
C. CPD guide dog Nperro m guía

Guide

[ˈgaɪd]
n (= girl) → guide f
Guides npl
the Guides → les Éclaireuses mpl

guide

[ˈgaɪd]
n
(= book) → guide m
We bought a guide to Paris → Nous avons acheté un guide sur Paris.
a guide to healthy living → un guide pour une vie saine
(= person) → guide m
The guide showed us round the castle → Le guide nous a fait visiter le château.
vt
[+ tourist] → guider
(= lead) [+ person] → guider
[star, sign] → guider
(= govern) → guider
He should have let his instinct guide him → Il aurait dû se laisser guider par son instinct.
to be guided by sb/sth → se laisser guider par qn/qch
guide through
vt sep
to guide sb through sth [+ process, complexities] → guider qn dans qch

guide

n
(= person)Führer(in) m(f); (fig: = indication, pointer) → Anhaltspunkt m(to für); (= model)Leitbild nt; let reason/your conscience be your guidelassen Sie sich von der Vernunft/Ihrem Gewissen leiten; they used the star as their guidesie ließen sich von dem Stern leiten; he is my spiritual guideer ist mein geistiger Berater
(Tech) → Leitvorrichtung f
(Brit: = Girl Guide) → Pfadfinderin f
(= instructions)Anleitung f; (= manual)Leitfaden m, → Handbuch nt (→ to +gen); (= travel guide)Führer m; let this piece of work be your guideorientieren Sie sich an dieser Arbeit; as a rough guideals Faustregel
vt people, blind man etcführen; discussion alsoleiten; missile, rocket, sb’s behaviour, studies, readinglenken; to guide a plane inein Flugzeug einweisen; to be guided by somebody/something (person) → sich von jdm/etw leiten lassen; to guide somebody to victoryjdn zum Sieg führen; this will guide you through difficult timesdas wird dich in schweren Zeiten begleiten; his life was guided by his beliefssein Leben war von seinen Überzeugungen bestimmt; to guide somebody on his wayjdm den Weg zeigen or weisen

guide

:
guideline
nRichtlinie f, → Richtschnur f no pl; (Typ, for writing) → Leitlinie f; safety guidesSicherheitshinweise pl; I gave her a few guides on looking after a kittenich gab ihr ein paar Hinweise, wie man eine junge Katze versorgt
guide price
n (Comm) → Richtpreis m
guidepost
nWegweiser m

guide

[gaɪd]
1. n
a. (gen) → guida; (manual) → guida, manuale m (fig) (indication, model) → indicazione f
let conscience be your guide → lasciati guidare dalla coscienza
as a rough guide → approssimativamente
b. Guide (Brit) → giovane esploratrice f
2. vtguidare
to be guided by sb/sth → farsi or lasciarsi guidare da qn/qc

guide

(gaid) verb
1. to lead, direct or show the way. I don't know how to get to your house – I'll need someone to guide me; Your comments guided me in my final choice.
2. to control the movement of. The teacher guided the child's hand as she wrote.
noun
1. a person who shows the way to go, points out interesting things etc. A guide will show you round the castle.
2. (also ˈguidebook) a book which contains information for tourists. a guide to Rome.
3. (usually with capital) a Girl Guide.
4. something which informs, directs or influences.
ˈguidance noun
advice towards doing something. a project prepared under the guidance of the professor.
ˈguideline noun
(usually in plural) an indication as to how something should be done.
guided missile
an explosive rocket which can be guided to its target by radio waves.

guide

مُرْشِد průvodce guide Führer οδηγός guía opas guide vodič guida ガイド 안내자 gids guide przewodnik guia руководство guide คู่มือ rehber hướng dẫn viên 领路人

guide

n. guía, cualquier instrumento o mecanismo que dirige a otro para conducirlo a su objetivo;
vt. guiar.
References in classic literature ?
I had some thoughts of asking you to take an airship along, but it might frighten the Indians, and I shall have to depend on them for guides, as well as for porters.
For an instant after entering the room, the guest stood still, retaining Hepzibah's hand instinctively, as a child does that of the grown person who guides it.
Inserting this pole into the bucket, Tashtego downward guides the bucket into the Tun, till it entirely disappears; then giving the word to the seamen at the whip, up comes the bucket again, all bubbling like a dairy-maid's pail of new milk.
In front of Brown's General Office building there grows a tiny plot of grass, and this, you may learn, is the only bit of green thing in Packingtown; likewise this jest about the hog and his squeal, the stock in trade of all the guides, is the one gleam of humor that you will find there.
Yes, in a passive way: I make no effort; I follow as inclination guides me.
I had remarked on one side of the road, at intervals of six or seven yards, a line of upright stones, continued through the whole length of the barren: these were erected and daubed with lime on purpose to serve as guides in the dark, and also when a fall, like the present, confounded the deep swamps on either hand with the firmer path: but, excepting a dirty dot pointing up here and there, all traces of their existence had vanished: and my companion found it necessary to warn me frequently to steer to the right or left, when I imagined I was following, correctly, the windings of the road.
We come not alone, for we are the sons and Indunas of Death, And he guides our feet to the doomed.
I seized a large man of war, tied a cable to the prow, and, lifting up the anchors, I stripped myself, put my clothes (together with my coverlet, which I carried under my arm) into the vessel, and, drawing it after me, between wading and swimming arrived at the royal port of Blefuscu, where the people had long expected me: they lent me two guides to direct me to the capital city, which is of the same name.
A thousand men in cloth of gold, mounted upon richly caparisoned elephants, go before him, and as the procession moves onward the officer who guides his elephant cries aloud, `Behold the mighty monarch, the powerful and valiant Sultan of the Indies, whose palace is covered with a hundred thousand rubies, who possesses twenty thousand diamond crowns.
Mortal men have but little wisdom, and can give you no help, but the birds of the air would be better guides to you if you could learn their language.
Our guides performed their office very ill, being influenced, as we imagined, by the Chec Furt, an officer, whom, though unwilling, we were forced to take with us.
They asked him how he had come to the conclusion that the ten crowns were in the cane; he replied, that observing how the old man who swore gave the stick to his opponent while he was taking the oath, and swore that he had really and truly given him the crowns, and how as soon as he had done swearing he asked for the stick again, it came into his head that the sum demanded must be inside it; and from this he said it might be seen that God sometimes guides those who govern in their judgments, even though they may be fools; besides he had himself heard the curate of his village mention just such another case, and he had so good a memory, that if it was not that he forgot everything he wished to remember, there would not be such a memory in all the island.