1》 a person who advises or shows the way to others.
↘a professional mountain climber in charge of a group.
2》 a directing principle or standard.
↘a book providing information on a subject.
3》 a structure or marking which directs the motion or positioning of something.
4》 ( Guide ) chiefly Brit. a member of the Guides Association, a girls' organization corresponding to the Scouts.
1》 show or indicate the way to.
2》 direct the motion or positioning of.
↘[as adjective ~d ] directed by remote control or internal equipment: a ~d missile.
3》 direct or influence the behaviour of.
ME: from OFr. ~ (n.), ~r (v.), of Gmc origin; related to wit 2 .