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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.
a. Something, such as a pamphlet, that offers basic information or instruction: a shopper's guide.
b. A guidebook.
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
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.
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.
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n (sometimes not capital)
1. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a woman leader of a company of Guides. In full: Guide Guider
2. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) Brownie Guider a woman leader of a pack of Brownie Guides
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n (Brit) → Pfadfinderinnenführerin f
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Mandy ensure that are all safe space Assistant guider Lee Vaughan, head of port operations at Philanthropic Foundation patrons AV Dawson, paid Mandy a surprise visit at one of her group's meetings, presenting her with a trophy, a restaurant voucher for Al Forno Middlesbrough and a cheque for PS1,000 for a Teesside charity of her choice.
Beloved wife of the late Harry Arnold, a much loved mum of Paul and Ian, a dear mother-in-law to Karen and Hilary, a proud and cherished grandma, great-grandma, a faithful organist and Guider. Joan will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
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L' incapacite de Wenger a guider son equipe au sommet du championnat anglais depuis douze ans le fragilise et certains supporters demandent son depart depuis longtemps.

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