Associations to the word «Guide»

Pictures for the word «Guide»

Wiktionary

GUIDE, noun. Someone who guides, especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.
GUIDE, noun. A document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.
GUIDE, noun. A sign that guides people; guidepost.
GUIDE, noun. Any marking or object that catches the eye to provide quick reference.
GUIDE, noun. A device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.
GUIDE, noun. A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the buckets in a water wheel.
GUIDE, noun. A grooved director for a probe or knife in surgery.
GUIDE, noun. (printing) (dated) A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy being set.
GUIDE, noun. (occult) A spirit believed to speak through a medium.
GUIDE, noun. (military) A member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.
GUIDE, verb. To serve as a guide for someone or something; to lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path.
GUIDE, verb. To steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.
GUIDE, verb. To exert control or influence over someone or something.
GUIDE, verb. To supervise the education or training of someone.
GUIDE, verb. (intransitive) to act as a guide.
GUIDE BOOK, noun. A book that provides guidance, but especially one designed for travellers which provides local tourist information about a particular country or area.
GUIDE BOOKS, noun. Plural of guide book
GUIDE DOG, noun. A dog that is trained to be of assistance to a blind person and is able to guide him or her.
GUIDE DOGS, noun. Plural of guide dog
GUIDE ON THE SIDE, noun. (education) An educator whose method is to provide students with occasional advice, assistance, and correction while allowing them to explore a subject area independently or by interacting among themselves; this educational method itself.
GUIDE ROPE, noun. A rope hung from a balloon or dirigible so as to trail along the ground for about half its length, used to preserve altitude automatically, by variation of the length dragging on the ground, without loss of ballast or gas.

Dictionary definition

GUIDE, noun. Someone employed to conduct others.
GUIDE, noun. Someone who shows the way by leading or advising.
GUIDE, noun. Something that offers basic information or instruction.
GUIDE, noun. A model or standard for making comparisons.
GUIDE, noun. Someone who can find paths through unexplored territory.
GUIDE, noun. A structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something.
GUIDE, verb. Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling.
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".
GUIDE, verb. Be a guiding or motivating force or drive; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses".
GUIDE, verb. Use as a guide; "They had the lights to guide on".
GUIDE, 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".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats