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Definitions of guide

  1. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  2. take somebody somewhere; " We lead him to our chief"; " can you take me to the main entrance?"; " He conducted us to the palace"
  3. be a guiding force, as with directions or advice; " The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
  4. something that offers basic information or instruction
  5. someone who shows the way by leading or advising
  6. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
  7. someone employed to conduct others
  8. guide or pass over something; " He ran his eyes over her body"; " She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; " He drew her hair through his fingers"
  9. use as a guide; " They had the lights to guide on"
  10. The leather strap by which the shield of a knight was slung across the shoulder, or across the neck and shoulder.
  11. To lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path; to pilot; as, to guide a traveler.
  12. To regulate and manage; to direct; to order; to superintend the training or education of; to instruct and influence intellectually or morally; to train.
  13. One who, or that which, directs another in his conduct or course of lifo; a director; a regulator.
  14. Any contrivance, especially one having a directing edge, surface, or channel, for giving direction to the motion of anything, as water, an instrument, or part of a machine, or for directing the hand or eye, as of an operator
  15. A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the wheel buckets.
  16. A grooved director for a probe or knife.
  17. A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy he is setting.
  18. A noncommissioned officer or soldier placed on the directiug flank of each subdivision of a column of troops, or at the end of a line, to mark the pivots, formations, marches, and alignments in tactics.
  19. One who leads or directs; conductor; director; that by which one directs his course; a guidebook.
  20. To lead or direct; influence.
  21. To lead or direct: to regulate: to influence.
  22. He who or that which guides: one who directs another in his course of life: a soldier or other person employed to obtain information for an army.
  23. One who shows the way; anything that directs.
  24. To lead; direct.
  25. To conduct in a path; lead; manage; train.
  26. One who leads another in any path.
  27. Something serving to guide; a guide- book.
  28. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course; a conductor; a director; a regulator; that which guides.
  29. To lead or direct by conducting; to regulate and manage; to influence and direct another in his conduct; to instruct; to superintend.
  30. The person or thing that directs; one who leads; a regulator.
  31. To lead or direct; to influence; to instruct; to superintend.
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Usage examples for guide

  1. Besides, we can do without you, now that we have Mr Brooke to guide us. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. You heard what the guide said. – Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert by Jessie Graham Flower
  3. " I am far from satisfied with our Siwash guide," he said. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  4. But there was no use in trying to guide those little horses, who seemed to know what they wanted. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  5. So that I may have some one to guide me that I can trust. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  6. As you shall hear, there was to be one much wiser than I to guide me. – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston
  7. It might be a great saving of trouble if we were sure we had an infallible guide. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  8. It was already dark, two weeks later, when they arrived at the point where the guide was to meet them, as they had lost their way more than once already. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  9. And once with the special guide. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  10. " That's what it won't," said the guide quietly. – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  11. With Nonowit as his guide, he started out on the following day. – Some Three Hundred Years Ago by Edith Gilman Brewster
  12. Menka had with him a servant, who almost all the time ran before as guide. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  13. He who was our guide living, was still our guide, though dead. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  14. " I am not," said the guide. – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  15. So their guide told them how it had come to pass. – The Pilgrim's Progress in Words of One Syllable by Mary Godolphin
  16. I can get about without a guide. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  17. And do you believe that we ought to take our feelings for a guide? – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  18. Experience alone can guide us to the place where these things are, hence indeed you need experience. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  19. He found himself alone, and without a guide. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. We came upon Mr Coningham round the next corner, amusing himself with the talk of the half- silly guide. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
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