Meaning of GUIDE in English

I. noun


a comprehensive guide

You’ll need to have a comprehensive guide to university courses.

a guide dog (= trained to guide a blind person )

No dogs except guide dogs are allowed in the store.

a guiding principle (= a principle that helps you decide what to do )

Fairness is the guiding principle.

a travel book/guide

Kyushu looks so lovely in the travel books.

definitive study/work/guide etc

the definitive study of Victorian railway stations

guide dog

guided missile

guided tour

You will be taken on a guided tour of the palace.

guided tour

a guided tour around the Kennedy Space Center

lead/guide sb through the minefield of sth (= help someone avoid problems )

Talk to a financial advisor, who can guide you through the minefield of stocks and shares.

step-by-step guide/approach/instructions etc

a step-by-step guide to making it in the music business

tour guide

Kim worked as a tour guide in Cambridge last summer.




Accommodation: The Bruges tourist office produces a comprehensive guide .

Anthony Cowgill has produced the only comprehensive guide to the Maastricht Treaty.

Look out for our comprehensive guide to protection equipment next summer.

This comprehensive guide has 3,000 full-colour photographs and includes more than 500 step-by-step sequences.

This volume will not include the slate crags, and by now a comprehensive new guide to these popular diversions should be available.

A comprehensive trouble-shooting guide is given opposite which summarises most problems that arise.

The booklet endeavours to be a comprehensive guide both to individuals and governing bodies on all aspects of drugs and sport.


Halliwell's Film Guide the definitive guide to the movies. 4.


Miranda Seymour's lucid biography arrives as the general reader's guide to Mary Shelley's ascent to academic cult status.

Don McCormack, a former newspaper reporter and editor, publishes relocation and general information guides about Northern California counties.

However, I hope that these notes will be good enough to serve as a general guide .

The list given here is intended only as a general guide .

The foregoing is a general guide and each claim must be considered on its merits.

Table 11.1 gives a general guide to the number of time zones between the United Kingdom and other countries.

As a general guide , at least half to one hour is needed, depending on the situation.


As for prices, one of the best guides to the relative cheapness of housing is the ratio of house prices to incomes.

Bring binoculars, sunscreen, walking shoes, hat and a good bird guide .

A simple comparison of total estimated income from the competing products may provide as good a guide to decision making.

Color seen in thin sections is a good , quick guide to the identification of certain minerals.

Shorty was also a good guide and mentor for a growing lad, as good a father as any man could want.

For this first contact, travellers, journalists and geographers are the best guides .

The emphasis was on good visual guides with courses on the methods used to identify these objects.

They turned out to be better guides than the pros.


The local guide book will provide information on local churches and public services.

After a vineyard visit, members head to Greymouth for hiking up the Franz Joseph Glacier with a local guide .

This is due to the very experienced local guides who will lead every tour.

In most cities we hired local guides , with mixed success.

A local guide book. 24.

Our local guide will give us an unrivalled insight into places of interest and bird habitat.

Avon Health 89-90 is believed to be the only local guide in the country to both orthodox and complementary health.

Local telephone directories, A-Z street maps, local guides and dictionaries all proved invaluable.


It's increasingly popular and this book's a practical guide to using the remedies.

This is the how-to, practical guide that will help you avoid opportunistic detours and stay on track.

This book is a practical and timely guide to the journey leading to that return.

My colleagues on Fishkeeping Answers have produced a practical guide to tank safety in their November issue which is on sale now.

Birmingham Midshires has launched a debt counselling service in the form of a practical guide for home owners.

And a more detailed practical guide to involving users would have been good.

Feel free to use the cakes here as a source of inspiration as well as a practical guide .

This is a practical guide to real-time programming, the programs provided having been tested and proved.


The numbers could still be a reliable guide to a player's position even with all the playing formations these days.

Actually, neither is a reliable guide .

None the less, the earth's magnetic field is a much more reliable guide .

In the history of science, beauty has proved itself a reliable guide to truth.

For there, waiting on the platform, would be our ever reliable guide , philosopher and friend, Sam Davies.

He is an honest, warm human as well as an excellent, completely reliable guide .

That is why they are a more reliable guide to completeness.

The only reliable guide to that is the demand at present.


We assume to start with that the weighted patterns provide a rough guide to playing the game.

Charges differ throughout the country but 40p per cubic metre is a rough guide .

However, as a rough guide , it feels slightly more Gibson-like than it does Fenderish, if that helps.

Although individuals vary a great deal, a very rough guide is that the liver removes one unit of alcohol each hour.

The latter is calibrated in centimetres, but most people will probably only use the rod as a rough guide .

As a rough guide , first scrub or wash, peel and slice them.

Charts, then, are only a rough guide to ideal weight.

Here we need only to establish a rough and preliminary guide .


Brooks MacDonald Gayer has just launched a useful guide to the subject.

Purdy modified it slightly but finds it a useful guide , particularly when working to remove fat from baked products.

Retiring Abroad, published by the Financial Times is a useful guide to the making the break.

Crux is useful as a guide .

The acquisition by schools would seem sensible as this forms a useful and accurate guide to vessel and organ location.

A useful guide to life in the Kremlin snake pit?

Agenda Brugge is a useful free guide to what's on each month.

Documentation is also a useful guide to the perspective of the supplier.



A third group, the humble parish churches, have their guide books .

Keep all your printouts in a folder or a binder and start putting together your own guide book and itinerary.

These, referred to in his diary, may just have been to illustrate special copies of other authors' guide books .

Our TICs stock a wide range of publications, brochures, guide books , maps and free leaflets.

Detailed guide books and catalogues available.

These were often used as copies to illustrate the numerous different guide books that were being sold.

The whole connection is so slight that the legend only appears in tourist-orientated guide books of the twentieth century.

A children's guide book and schools pack are available along with a wealth of source material relating to the house's history.


Old prejudices die hard and it is only very recently that chapels have been noticed at all in guide books or architectural histories.

A third group, the humble parish churches, have their guide books .

These, referred to in his diary, may just have been to illustrate special copies of other authors' guide books .

Our TICs stock a wide range of publications, brochures, guide books , maps and free leaflets.

Detailed guide books and catalogues available.

These were often used as copies to illustrate the numerous different guide books that were being sold.

The whole connection is so slight that the legend only appears in tourist-orientated guide books of the twentieth century.

Both of them poring over maps and guide books , planning the itinerary of every marvellous day.


It is not a comprehensive field guide .

Using field guides , their notes, and samples, they work on producing a catalog of the plot.

I flipped through the pages of my field guide .

There was no need for anyone to consult his pocket field guide .

An outline of the geology has been given in the field guide .

It is clearly marked on the map recommended for use with this, and the field guide .

A field guide to the Quaternary deposits has been completed; it includes descriptions of important interglacial deposits found during the survey.


He likes his new life as a tour guide better, he says, because he likes people.

Was I expected to take time off from work to play tour guide , as our host in New Zealand had?

The official tour guide , a close-cropped ragga called Garfield Logan, asks us to leave our shoes outside.

This act of gross indecency provoked stern disapproval from the tour guide .

The tour guides say it took a year to sculpt each ceiling.

Most of these groups are missing from both hipster tour guides and the colonial archive.

Hostetler served as tour guide , supervising an offense that shed its lingering turnover habit.



Rather, they can act only as a guide to decision making by making the assumptions underlying the decisions explicit.

My only function is to act as a guide .

Office of Innovation facilitators can act as a guide for those involved with innovation.

The buses stop at hotels, rather than train stations, and the drivers also act as guides .

Species lists are also available, to act as a guide in identifying characins.

The world of neural networks and pattern recognition is likely to act as a major guide .

Kaye's role was collate and to act as guide .

Above: Richly robed, the Samburu tribesman who acted as guide to the party.


If you think that monthly interest would be a useful supplement to your income, follow our guide .

The following guides suggest how to maximize the dollars for these products.

Just follow our simple step-by-step guide now and unleash the stellar power of your mobile phone.

Because of my ongoing involvement, almost every teacher in the school may follow this one curriculum guide .

In the table that follows we provide a guide to avoiding discriminatory language.


Here we offer a guide to what is worth pushing your way to the front of the crowd for.

Rather, the Taylors offered a guide they met along the road fifteen francs to bring it back.

Nor is there offered a guide to accountancy principles and practice.

To assist novices, the magazine is offering a free guide to solving cryptic crosswords.

That he'd offer to be her guide ?

What we offer here is a guide for you to follow when you list your own goals.

Benefits guide: Age Concern Cleveland is offering the most up-to-date guide to money benefits for older people.


Accommodation: The Bruges tourist office produces a comprehensive guide .

My colleagues on Fishkeeping Answers have produced a practical guide to tank safety in their November issue which is on sale now.

She also helps to produce a user guide for A/V workshops.

Anthony Cowgill has produced the only comprehensive guide to the Maastricht Treaty.

The money will be used to set up the trail and to produce a waterproof colour guide .

Michael Haines has produced a nontechnical guide to the natural, economic and social factors which shape the modern industry.


Many libraries provide printed guides on the use of the library as part of their orientation programme.

The Scriptures alone provide an absolute guide to proper human conduct.

It certainly demonstrates the power of conjugation and provides a definite guide for further puzzles of this type.

Many areas are producing books, brochures and maps to provide a guide to this history.

The manometer readings provide the best guide to circulatory volume and thus allow fluid replacement therapy to be accurately calculated.

However, it does provide a unique guide to Leonardo's inner self.

Zhang Qian then sent out other envoys to the neighbouring states and the Wusun provided them with guides and interpreters.

The lecture provides a guide to the subject-matter and sets out the foundations on which the student must build.


New York-based Martindale-Hubbell publishes an eight-volume guide to the legal profession which contains entries for 700,000 lawyers and 44,000 law firms.

The World Bank has published a guide to help nonspecialists choose a sanitation system.

Future generations will probably publish guides to the galaxy.

The Service has also published a comprehensive guide to project design and support proposal preparation called the Proposal Writing Workshop.

Gabbitas, Truman &038; Thring will give advice, and they also publish a helpful guide to colleges.

Both case studies and policies will be published as a guide for curriculum planners.


To prevent this there must exist rules capable of serving as effective guides to action.

The proposal serves as a guide to the hypothesis testing process which embodies the specific purpose of the study effort.

Tradition serves as a guide , not an absolute.

Hostetler served as tour guide , supervising an offense that shed its lingering turnover habit.

These areas served as guides for subsequent excavation.

Stewart was a versatile artist; painting was his lifelong passion and his pictures can serve as a guide to his career.

However, I hope that these notes will be good enough to serve as a general guide .


I think I should write a guide book because I have the appreciation value for cheesy things.

Some have written guides for children.

This well written , concise guide is presented in a very easy to use A5 ring bound format.

At the time of writing the guide Flora's knowledge and love of Liphook's countryside and footpaths was well-known.


guiding light/hand/star

And that is what Aeneas's young son did under the guiding hand of Alecto.

Eddie was his hero, his guiding light.

Father Peter, its guiding light, was also its provider of funds and sustenance.

That will be the guiding light of the next Labour government.

To followers, he is more than just a guiding light - he is the Messiah.

Under Mr Yarrow's guiding hand, the reputation of the school was untarnished, these five long years.

guiding principle

Although controversies still abound, there are some guiding principles for the conduct of daily schooling.

Competition, time-serving, jockeying for advantage, and avoiding blame were the new guiding principles.

His presidency lacked an over-arching theme or a guiding principle.

Prudence would be the guiding principle.

That principle is the guiding principle in the assessment of damages in personal injuries cases.

The guiding principle of the Okapi research is that the system must adapt itself to the user rather than the converse.

They can do this by establishing clear guiding principles against which all actions need to be evaluated.

They take as their guiding principle that they will safeguard this right. 37.


A guide for hospital staff will be published shortly, covering everything from simple hygiene to security regulations.

a free guide to financial planning

A friend's experience isn't always the best guide for you.

a tour guide

One of our guides helped me set up the tent.

Our guide and interpreter said he enjoyed the work because he himself had learned much about the city.

That seems like a question for our experienced tour guide , Monika Koppel.

The book is an extremely useful guide to starting your own business.

the Good Schools Guide

This simple guide is essential if you are thinking of taking up hill walking.

You are advised not to enter the Kenyan game reserves without a guide .


A total of 377 schools are featured in the guide - now in its second edition - from across the United Kingdom.

Both guides cost $ 9. 95.

I shared a canoe with our guide , Kaz.

Not sure what that means; we check the press guide .

The $ 9. 95 guides are sold at bookstores or can be ordered by calling 1-800-222-3602.

The two students who had been walking with our guide quickly disappeared into the trees.

There is some need for such a guide , but unfortunately Lead on the Brain does not fill it.

This guide will help you to take the case.

II. verb




As this has never been attempted by the Department, there is no experience to guide such actions .

The issues to be decided are contemporary as are the actors with motives or ideas to guide or justify action .

Like Kant's Ideas they have a regulative function, guiding our actions and our cognitive efforts in a certain direction.

He was not a prophet who had a vision around which he constructed a schema to guide his action .

They need encouragement as a plant needs water, especially in being guided towards pro-social actions .

The second states the general character of the considerations which should guide the actions of authorities.

From this position, perceptions can be seen to guide human action .

Individuals should follow an indirect strategy, guiding their action by one standard in order better to conform to another.


I would not try to guide the nation's choice .

As always, performance should guide your choice .

Some of Lakatos's remarks suggest that his criterion of rationality was intended to guide theory choice .

It may well have been the presence of a check that guided Mozart's choice .

In the absence of rational criteria to guide theory choice , theory change becomes akin to religious conversion.

An ideal compromise between the two, based on the sharpness of your own reflexes, should guide your choice .

Even some form of simplified logistics involving issue and shelf counts can provide useful information to guide the choice of subject areas.


Once again, I must stress that I do not see a great male conspiracy behind this, nor invisible hands guiding it.

A sense of displacement forced her to respond to the pressure of his hand on her back guiding her.

He saw himself proudly standing in that wondrous car, his hands triumphantly guiding those steeds which Jove himself could not master.

He felt like the hand guiding a giant firearm.

Flanner, eight years older, took her in hand , guided her to theater, concerts, and exhibitions.

She kept hold of his hand and guided him from the room.

And the wisp of a child kept hold of her hand , guiding her.


This overview sets out the origins of case management, its transformation into care management, and the principles guiding its practice.

Through analyzing these competencies, businesses can discover the most important principles that should guide organizational change and development through uncertain periods.

But what ethical principles should guide the allocation of resources?

If you predominantly agree, use the ten new management principles to guide your efforts.

In man also there seems to be a similar principle to guide him on his journey.

Today, there are certain economic principles guiding factors of the law.

I asked him what he did, and what principles guided him.

Next, the team decided they needed a set of values and principles to guide them.


There are some rules which can guide us.

Excuses and equity function retrospectively in particular cases rather than as general prospective rules seeking to guide conduct.


Seemed like a question for an expert like professional Viennese tour guide Monika Koppl.

A journalist, who liked traveling, started a new career in her forties as a tour guide .

The free event includes educational tours , guided programs, living history re-enactments and exhibits galore.



Using a finger or pen helps to guide the eye.

The book highlights the lack of good signposts to help guide grieving individuals.

Let me pick out three aspects that may help to guide us.

How can we use them to help guide us into our not so distant future?

Programmed ventricular stimulation not only helps to guide the selection of antiarrhythmic drug therapy but also provides important prognostic information.

And remember, at every stage you're helped and guided by Britain's leading self build home company.

He had lost another close companion, another friend, one who had helped and guided him and given him such pleasure.

Objectives help to guide a student's learning by specifying the range of experience available.


Sammler was a huge help, guiding me through the dangers of the city streets.

The pilot guided the plane to a safe landing.

The travellers were guided around the Hindu Kush by local people who had lived there all their lives.

We were always guided by the belief that we would be rescued.


He guided David Smith's Perth to the world title in 1991.

I guided Doreen away from the grave.

In man also there seems to be a similar principle to guide him on his journey.

One day, the primary teacher guiding children through their instructional computer program may be able to prevent reading failure altogether.

Permissive parents, on the other hand, are too lax about guiding their children.

The constellation of values that these stories promulgate has guided the family for several generations now.

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