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Definition of 'guide'

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  1. someone employed to conduct others
       Synonyms: usher
  2. someone who shows the way by leading or advising
  3. something that offers basic information or instruction
       Synonyms: guidebook
  4. a model or standard for making comparisons
       Synonyms: template templet
  5. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
       Synonyms: scout pathfinder


  1. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
       Synonyms: steer maneuver manoeuver manoeuvre direct point head channelize channelise
  2. take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
       Synonyms: lead take direct conduct
  3. be a guiding force, as with directions or advice; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
       Synonyms: steer
  4. use as a guide; "They had the lights to guide on"
       Synonyms: guide on
  5. 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"
       Synonyms: run draw pass

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