verb (guides, guiding, guided)
- someone who
- Verb, guides, especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.
- a document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.
- a sign that guides people; guidepost.
- any marking or object that catches the eye to provide quick reference.
- a device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.
- (occult) a spirit believed to speak through a medium.
- (military) a member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.
Etymology: Originated 1325"75 from Middle English verb giden or noun gide, from Old French verb guider or French, noun guide, from Old Proveníal guida, from guidar, from Germanic; see (proto, Indo-European, weid-).
- to serve as a guide for someone or something.
- to steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.
- to exert control or influence over someone or something.
- to supervise the education or training of someone.
- (intransitive) to act as a guide.
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