guide

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guide is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
guide

Plural
guides

  1. someone who guides.
  2. a document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.
  3. a sign that guides people; guidepost.
  4. any marking or object that catches a person's attention for quick reference.
  5. a device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.
  6. a spirit thought to speak through a medium.
  7. a member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement for the rest.

Verb[change]

Plain form
guide

Third-person singular
guides

Past tense
guided

Past participle
guided

Present participle
guiding

  1. to serve as a guide for someone or something.
  2. to steer or navigate.
  3. to use control or influence over someone or something.
  4. to supervise the education of someone.
  5. To act as a guide.