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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.guiding - exerting control or influence; "a guiding principle"
leading - going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way; "we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology"
2.guiding - showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on; "felt his mother's directing arm around him"; "the directional role of science on industrial progress"
leading - going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way; "we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology"
Translations

guiding

[ˈgaɪdɪŋ] ADJ guiding principleprincipio m director
guiding starestrella f de guía

guiding

attr he took on a guiding role in his nephew’s lifeer wurde ein Leitbild im Leben seines Neffen; guiding forceleitende Kraft; guiding handleitende Hand; guiding principleLeitmotiv nt; guiding starLeitstern m

guiding

[ˈgaɪdɪŋ] adj (principle) → informatore/trice
he needs a guiding hand → ha bisogno di qualcuno che lo guidi
guiding light or star (fig) → guida