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Guise

 (gēz)
French noble family including Francis of Lorraine, Second Duke of Guise (1519-1563), a military leader who defeated Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and battled the Huguenots. His son Henry of Lorraine, Third Duke of Guise (1550-1588), helped plan the St. Bartholomews' Day massacre of Huguenots in 1572 and was later assassinated by order of Henry III.

guise

 (gīz)
n.
1. Outward appearance or aspect; semblance.
2. False appearance; pretense: spoke to me under the guise of friendship.
3. Mode of dress; garb: huddled on the street in the guise of beggars.
4. Obsolete Custom; habit.

[Middle English, manner, fashion, from Old French, of Germanic origin; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]

guise

(ɡaɪz)
n
1. semblance or pretence: under the guise of friendship.
2. external appearance in general
3. (Clothing & Fashion) archaic manner or style of dress
4. obsolete customary behaviour or manner
vb
5. dialect to disguise or be disguised in fancy dress
6. (tr) archaic to dress or dress up
[C13: from Old French guise, of Germanic origin; see wise2]

guise

(gaɪz)

n., v. guised, guis•ing. n.
1. general external appearance; aspect; semblance.
2. assumed appearance or mere semblance: an intrusive question asked in the guise of friendship.
3. style of dress.
4. Archaic. manner; mode.
v.t.
5. to dress; attire.
[1175–1225; Middle English g(u)ise < Old French < Germanic; see wise2]
syn: See appearance.

Guise

(giz)

n.
1. François de Lorraine, 2nd Duc de, 1519–63, French general and statesman.
2. his son, Henri I de Lorraine, Duc de, 1550–88, French leader of opposition to the Huguenots.

guise


Past participle: guised
Gerund: guising

Imperative
guise
guise
Present
I guise
you guise
he/she/it guises
we guise
you guise
they guise
Preterite
I guised
you guised
he/she/it guised
we guised
you guised
they guised
Present Continuous
I am guising
you are guising
he/she/it is guising
we are guising
you are guising
they are guising
Present Perfect
I have guised
you have guised
he/she/it has guised
we have guised
you have guised
they have guised
Past Continuous
I was guising
you were guising
he/she/it was guising
we were guising
you were guising
they were guising
Past Perfect
I had guised
you had guised
he/she/it had guised
we had guised
you had guised
they had guised
Future
I will guise
you will guise
he/she/it will guise
we will guise
you will guise
they will guise
Future Perfect
I will have guised
you will have guised
he/she/it will have guised
we will have guised
you will have guised
they will have guised
Future Continuous
I will be guising
you will be guising
he/she/it will be guising
we will be guising
you will be guising
they will be guising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been guising
you have been guising
he/she/it has been guising
we have been guising
you have been guising
they have been guising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been guising
you will have been guising
he/she/it will have been guising
we will have been guising
you will have been guising
they will have been guising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been guising
you had been guising
he/she/it had been guising
we had been guising
you had been guising
they had been guising
Conditional
I would guise
you would guise
he/she/it would guise
we would guise
you would guise
they would guise
Past Conditional
I would have guised
you would have guised
he/she/it would have guised
we would have guised
you would have guised
they would have guised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guise - an artful or simulated semblanceguise - an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
semblance, gloss, color, colour - an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"

guise

noun
1. form, appearance, dress, fashion, shape, aspect, mode, semblance He claimed the Devil had appeared to him in the guise of a goat.
2. pretence, show, mask, disguise, face, front, aspect, façade, semblance Fascism is on the rise under the guise of conservative politics.

guise

noun
2. A set or style of clothing:
costume, dress, garb, habiliment (often used in plural), outfit, turnout.
Informal: getup, rig.
Translations
على هَيْئَة، تحت قناع
přestrojení
forklædning
gervi
persirengimas
izlikšanāsmaskamaskēšanās
preoblečenie
aldatıcı görünüş

guise

[gaɪz] N in that guisede esa manera
under the guise of (= disguised as) → bajo el disfraz de (fig) → con el pretexto de

guise

[ˈgaɪz] naspect m, apparence f
in the guise of → sous l'apparence de
in a different guise → sous une autre apparence

guise

n (= disguise)Gestalt f; (= pretence)Vorwand m; in the guise of a clownals Clown verkleidet; under the guise of friendship/scientific researchunter dem Deckmantel der Freundschaft/der wissenschaftlichen Forschung; under the guise of doing somethingunter dem Vorwand, etw zu tun

guise

[gaɪz] nmaschera, parvenza

guise

(gaiz) noun
a disguised or false appearance. The thieves entered the house in the guise of workmen.
References in classic literature ?
He has gone from the guddee and put on the shroud, And departed in guise of bairagi avowed!
The striking points of his face were effaced; he had still a nose, but his cheeks, fattened out, each took a portion of it unto themselves; his chin had joined his throat; his eyes were swelled up with the puffiness of his cheeks; his hair, cut straight in holy guise, covered his forehead as far as his eyebrows.
Meanwhile his wife was weeping for joy, and everything in their room was decked in holiday guise.
I spoke to her of power and pride, But mystically - in such guise That she might deem it nought beside The moment's converse; in her eyes I read, perhaps too carelessly - A mingled feeling with my own - The flush on her bright cheek, to me Seem'd to become a queenly throne Too well that I should let it be Light in the wilderness alone.
Under guise of a present for the pilgrims, Princess Mary prepared a pilgrim's complete costume for herself: a coarse smock, bast shoes, a rough coat, and a black kerchief.
said Bildad, lifting his eyes and hands, thou thyself, as I myself, hast seen many a perilous time; thou knowest, Peleg, what it is to have the fear of death; how, then, can'st thou prate in this ungodly guise.
Have we returned to the times when Cromwell sent us bullies in the guise of charges d'affaires?
He cast a glance of tenderness and admiration into the interior of the precious pouch, readjusted his toilet, rubbed up his boots, dusted his poor half sleeves, all gray with ashes, whistled an air, indulged in a sportive pirouette, looked about to see whether there were not something more in the cell to take, gathered up here and there on the furnace some amulet in glass which might serve to bestow, in the guise of a trinket, on Isabeau la Thierrye, finally pushed open the door which his brother had left unfastened, as a last indulgence, and which he, in his turn, left open as a last piece of malice, and descended the circular staircase, skipping like a bird.
In his guise of a French gentleman of leisure, Werper found little difficulty in deceiving his host and in ingratiating himself with both Tarzan and Jane Clayton; but the longer he remained the less hopeful he became of an easy accomplishment of his designs.
In your true guise you would have found me--I am sure of it.
First the new-born child found a tortoise and from its shell contrived the lyre; next, with much cunning circumstance, he stole Apollo's cattle and, when charged with the theft by Apollo, forced that god to appear in undignified guise before the tribunal of Zeus.
It may be too fanciful to say that something, either in his moral or material aspect, suggested the idea that a miracle had been wrought by transforming a serpent into a man, but so imperfectly that the snaky nature was yet hidden, and scarcely hidden, under the mere outward guise of humanity.