Complete Definition of "guide"

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English

Etymology
Originated 1325â75 from Middle English verb giden or noun gide, from Old French verb guider or #French|noun guide, from Old Provençal guida, from guidar, from Germanic; see proto|Indo-European|weid-.

Pronunciation
IPA|/gaɪd/
audio|en-us-guide.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|aɪd

Noun
en-noun

  1. someone who #Verb|guides, especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.
  2. a document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.
  3. a sign that guides people; guidepost.
  4. any marking or object that catches the eye to provide quick reference.
  5. a device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.
  6. occult a spirit believed to speak through a medium.
  7. military a member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.

Related terms
girl guide
guide dog
guidance
guidebook
guideline
guidepost

Translations
trans-top|guide book
Czech: průvodce m
Finnish: opas
Japanese: æå¼ã (ã¦ã³ã, tebiki)
Maltese: ktieb gwida
Romanian: ghid n
Scottish Gaelic: leabhar-iùil m
Spanish: guía f
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trans-top|guide person
Czech: průvodce m
Finnish: opas
Hebrew: he-translation|××ר×â×ר×|morei-deréch
Japanese: æ¡å人 (ãããªãã«ã, an'nai'nin
Maltese: gwida
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Romanian: ghid m
Scottish Gaelic: neach-iùil m
Spanish: líder n (generic), guía n (employed)
Swedish: guide#Swedish|guide c
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trans-top|guide sign
Finnish: viitta
Japanese: ææ¨ (ãã²ãã, shihyÅ)
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Maltese: tabella
Spanish: señal f
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Translations to be checked
ttbc|Italian: guida
ttbc|Malayalam: വഴിà´à´¾à´àµà´à´¿ (vazhikaatti)
ttbc|Portuguese: guia

Verb
en-verb|guides|guiding|guided

  1. to serve as a guide for someone or something.
  2. to steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.
  3. to exert control or influence over someone or something.
  4. to supervise the education or training of someone.
  5. intransitive to act as a guide.

Translations
trans-top|to serve as a guide person
Esperanto: gvidi
Finnish: opastaa
Japanese: æ¡åãã (ãããªããã, an'naisuru)
Maltese: tigwida, turi
Spanish: guiar
Ukrainian: пÑоводиÑи, веÑÑи (когоÑÑ), бÑÑи (длÑ/Ñ/в когоÑÑ) пÑовÑдником
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trans-top|to steer or navigate a ship
Japanese: èªå°ãã (ããã©ããã, yÅ«dÅsuru)
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Spanish: navegar
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trans-top|to supervise education
Esperanto: gvidi
Finnish: opastaa
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Japanese: æå°ãã (ãã©ããã, shidÅsuru)
Spanish: guiar
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Translations to be checked
ttbc|Ido: guidar

References
pedialite|guide
R:American Heritage 2000|guide
R:Dictionary.com|guide
R:WordNet 2003|guide

Category:1000 English basic words


French

Pronunciation
IPA | /É¡id/

Noun
fr-noun|m|s

  1. #English|guide person, guidebook, or set itinerary.

References
R:WordReference French-English|guide


Italian

Noun
guide f

  1. plural of|guida|lang=Italian

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Revision and Credits for"guide"
  • 2007-11-23 01:35 - EncycloPetey - Undo revision 3327867 by [[Special:Contributions/125.170.226.113|125.170.226.113]] ([[User talk:125.170.226.113|Talk]])

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