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guide

 
pronunciation:
gaId
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: guided, guides, guiding
definition 1: to direct or lead along a way that is not familiar.
The librarian guided us to the books about Asian snakes.
synonyms:
conduct, direct, lead
similar words:
drive, head, navigate, orient, show
definition 2: to offer advice to; counsel.
My father guided me through the job application.
synonyms:
advise, counsel, steer
similar words:
educate, inform, instruct, teach
definition 3: to influence or control.
The prime minister guided the country through a time of crisis.
synonyms:
command, control, direct, influence, lead, manage
similar words:
convince, drive, persuade, rein
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who points out the way or leads others.
The guide led us up the mountain.
synonyms:
adviser, counselor, leader
similar words:
captain, coach, instructor, manager, master, mentor, teacher, tutor
definition 2: a handbook or manual.
synonyms:
handbook, manual
similar words:
bible, catalogue
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