someone employed to conduct others
someone who shows the way by leading or advising
something that offers basic information or instruction
template, templet, guide(noun)
a model or standard for making comparisons
scout, pathfinder, guide(noun)
someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
a structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something
steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise(verb)
direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
lead, take, direct, conduct, guide(verb)
take somebody somewhere
"We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
be a guiding or motivating force or drive
"The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
guide, guide on(verb)
use as a guide
"They had the lights to guide on"
guide, run, draw, pass(verb)
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"
Someone who guides, especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.
A document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.
A sign that guides people; guidepost.
Any marking or object that catches the eye to provide quick reference.
A device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.
A spirit believed to speak through a medium.
A member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.
to serve as a guide for someone or something.
to steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.
to exert control or influence over someone or something.
to supervise the education or training of someone.
to act as a guide.
the leather strap by which the shield of a knight was slung across the shoulder, or across the neck and shoulder
to lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path; to pilot; as, to guide a traveler
to regulate and manage; to direct; to order; to superintend the training or education of; to instruct and influence intellectually or morally; to train
a person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a guidebook
one who, or that which, directs another in his conduct or course of lifo; a director; a regulator
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
a blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the wheel buckets
a grooved director for a probe or knife
a strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy he is setting
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
Origin: [OE. guiden, gyden, F. guiaer, It. guidare; prob. of Teutonic origin; cf. Goth. ritan to watch over, give heed to, Icel. viti signal, AS. witan to know. The word prob. meant, to indicate, point to, and hence, to show the way. Cf. Wit, Guy a rope, Gye.]
Guide is a 1965 Hindi film starring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman. It was directed by Vijay Anand, who also contributed to the screenplay. The film is based on the critically acclaimed novel, The Guide, by R. K. Narayan, and is widely considered to be one of the masterpieces of the Indian film industry. The film was a box office hit upon release. The movie proved memorable for its award-winning performances by the lead actors and memorable music by S. D. Burman. Time Magazine listed it at Number Five on its list of Best Bollywood Classics. A 120-minute U.S. version was written by Pearl S. Buck, and directed and produced by Tad Danielewski, The film was screened at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, 42 years after its release.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gīd, v.t. to lead or direct: to regulate: to influence.—n. 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: a guide-book: anything calculated to maintain in a certain direction or position.—adj. Guid′able.—ns. Guid′age, guidance; Guid′ance, direction: government; Guide′-book, a book of information for tourists.—adj. Guide′less, having no guide.—ns. Guide′post, a post erected at a roadside to guide the traveller; Guid′er, one who guides, a director; Guid′on, a forked guide-flag carried by a cavalry company or mounted battery, also the officer bearing it. [O. Fr. guider; prob. from a Teut. root, as in A.S. witan, to know, wís, wise, Ger. weisen, to show, conn. with wit, wise.]
Guide is a software company focused on turning online news, social streams and blogs into video for on-the-go consumption. Its multiplatform app, Guide uses the latest generation avatar and text-to-speech technology to turn traditional web content into an audio-visual stream for curation and consumption on-the-go.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'guide' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2165
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'guide' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3556
Rank popularity for the word 'guide' in Nouns Frequency: #822
Rank popularity for the word 'guide' in Verbs Frequency: #674
The numerical value of guide in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of guide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of guide in a Sentence
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.
Science is the only true guide in life.
Custom is the great guide of human life.
Bottled: A Mom's Guide to Early Recovery.
The Ultimate Guide to Male Sexual Health.
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Translations for guide
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- مرشد, دليل, هدى, دل, أرشدArabic
- průvodce, provéstCzech
- guide, vejledning, vejviserDanish
- Reiseleiterin, Reiseleiter, Fremdenführer, Fremdenführerin, führenGerman
- ξεναγός, οδηγόςGreek
- guiar, guía, líder, señal, navegarSpanish
- opaskirja, opaste, opastaa, johdatin, johde, opas, merkintäFinnish
- guider, guideFrench
- iùl, neach-iùil, leabhar-iùilScottish Gaelic
- vezető, túravezető, kalauz, kalauzol, vezet, idegenvezető, útmutató, útikönyvHungarian
- ուղեկցորդ, ձեռնարկ, զբոսավար, գիդ, ուղեցույցArmenian
- ガイド, ツアーガイド, 手引き, 指導する, 指標, 案内人, 引率者, ツアーコンダクター, 案内する, 誘導する, ガイドブックJapanese
- 가이드, 안내인Korean
- vadovas, vedlys, gidasLithuanian
- pavadonis, ceļvedis, gidsLatvian
- водич, упатство, водилка, управува, патоказ, води, упатуваMacedonian
- ktieb gwida, gwida, tabella, tigwida, turiMaltese
- drogowskaz, przewodnikPolish
- guia, guiarPortuguese
- путеводитель, проводник, ориентир, быть проводником, проводница, руководство, гид, экскурсовод, указатель, знак, направляющая, проводитьRussian
- vodič, vodnik, smerokazSlovene
- guide, guidebok, guidaSwedish
- tävajigeidan, jigeidan, geidian, tävageidan, tävahigeidan, geidan, higeidan, tävageidianVolapük
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