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Definition of Guide


  1. The leather strap by which the shield of a knight was slung across the shoulder, or across the neck and shoulder.
  2. To lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path; to pilot; as, to guide a traveler.
  3. To regulate and manage; to direct; to order; to superintend the training or education of; to instruct and influence intellectually or morally; to train.
  4. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a guidebook.
  5. One who, or that which, directs another in his conduct or course of lifo; a director; a regulator.
  6. Any contrivance, especially one having a directing edge, surface, or channel, for giving direction to the motion of anything, as water, an instrument, or part of a machine, or for directing the hand or eye, as of an operator
  7. A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the wheel buckets.
  8. A grooved director for a probe or knife.
  9. A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy he is setting.
  10. A noncommissioned officer or soldier placed on the directiug flank of each subdivision of a column of troops, or at the end of a line, to mark the pivots, formations, marches, and alignments in tactics.
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Guide Translations

guide in Afrikaans is lei, bestuur, gids, rig
guide in Dutch is besturen, richten, dirigeren, mennen
guide in Finnish is opastaa, suunnata
guide in French is conduire, guider, guident, diriger, guidez, mener
guide in Italian is introduzione, cicerone, regolare
guide in Latin is dux ducis
guide in Portuguese is guia
guide in Spanish is impuestos, mandar, guia, instruir