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guide

 
 
pronunciation:
gaId
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: guided, guides, guiding
definition 1: to direct along an unfamiliar course.
synonyms:
conduct, direct, lead, pilot
similar words:
beacon, drive, head, navigate, orient, show, tutor
definition 2: to lead (a group) on a tour or excursion.
synonyms:
conduct, lead, pilot
similar words:
accompany, attend, convoy, escort, usher
definition 3: to offer counsel or advice.
synonyms:
advise, counsel, steer, tutor
antonyms:
misguide
similar words:
educate, inform, instruct, teach
definition 4: to influence or control.
synonyms:
command, control, direct, influence, lead, manage, sway
similar words:
convince, drive, govern, manipulate, persuade, rein
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who points out the way or leads others.
synonyms:
adviser, conductor, counselor, leader, pilot
similar words:
beacon, captain, coach, controller, educator, guru, instructor, manager, master, mentor, preceptor, teacher, tutor
definition 2: one who accompanies tourists and provides commentary about points of interest.
synonyms:
cicerone, conductor, pilot
similar words:
attendant
definition 3: a manual; guidebook.
synonyms:
guidebook, handbook, manual, vade mecum
similar words:
Baedeker, bible, catalogue, itinerary
definition 4: a device that controls or limits a function or movement.
similar words:
indicator, pointer
definition 5: something that indicates direction; guidepost.
synonyms:
guidepost, landmark
similar words:
beacon, indicator, lodestar, mark, pointer, sign
definition 6: (cap.) a member of the Guides, a world-wide organization for girls that teaches practical skills and independence.
similar words:
Girl Scout
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