Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun guide

6 senses of guide

Sense 1
usher, guide -- (someone employed to conduct others)
       => escort -- (an attendant who is employed to accompany someone)

Sense 2
guide -- (someone who shows the way by leading or advising)
       => leader -- (a person who rules or guides or inspires others)

Sense 3
guidebook, guide -- (something that offers basic information or instruction)
       => handbook, enchiridion, vade mecum -- (a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location)

Sense 4
template, templet, guide -- (a model or standard for making comparisons)
       => model, example -- (a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example")

Sense 5
scout, pathfinder, guide -- (someone who can find paths through unexplored territory)
       => expert -- (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)

Sense 6
guide -- (a structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something)
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb guide

5 senses of guide

Sense 1
steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise -- (direct the course; determine the direction of travelling)
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 2
lead, take, direct, conduct, guide -- (take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace")

Sense 3
guide, steer -- (be a guiding or motivating force or drive; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses")
       => direct -- (be in charge of)

Sense 4
guide, guide on -- (use as a guide; "They had the lights to guide on")
       => orient, orientate -- (determine one's position with reference to another point; "We had to orient ourselves in the forest")

Sense 5
guide, run, draw, pass -- (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")

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