Meaning of GUIDE in English

■ noun

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.

■ verb

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.


guidable adjective

~r noun


ME: from OFr. ~ (n.), ~r (v.), of Gmc origin; related to wit 2 .

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