part of speech: verb

inflections: guides, guiding, guided

definition 1: to direct or lead along a way that is not familiar.

  • The librarian guided us to the books about Asian snakes.

synonyms: conduct, direct, lead

definition 2: to offer advice to; counsel.

  • My father guided me through the job application.

synonyms: advise, counsel, steer

definition 3: to influence or control.

  • The prime minister guided the country through a time of crisis.

synonyms: command, control, direct, influence, lead, manage


part of speech: noun

definition 1: a person who points out the way or leads others.

  • The guide led us up the mountain.

synonyms: adviser, counselor, leader

definition 2: a handbook or manual.

synonyms: handbook, manual