[gaɪd] or [ɡaɪd]


(noun.) a structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something.

(noun.) someone who shows the way by leading or advising.

(verb.) pass over, across, or through; 'He ran his eyes over her body'; 'She ran her fingers along the carved figurine'; 'He drew her hair through his fingers'.

(verb.) use as a guide; 'They had the lights to guide on'.

(verb.) be a guiding or motivating force or drive; 'The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses'.

手打:凯勒--From WordNet


(n.) The leather strap by which the shield of a knight was slung across the shoulder, or across the neck and shoulder.

(v. t.) To lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path; to pilot; as, to guide a traveler.

(v. t.) To regulate and manage; to direct; to order; to superintend the training or education of; to instruct and influence intellectually or morally; to train.

(v. t.) 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.

(v. t.) One who, or that which, directs another in his conduct or course of lifo; a director; a regulator.

(v. t.) 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

(v. t.) A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the wheel buckets.

(v. t.) A grooved director for a probe or knife.

(v. t.) A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy he is setting.

(v. t.) 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.



v. a. [1]. Lead, conduct, pilot.[2]. Direct, rule, govern, manage, regulate, control, steer, preside over, have charge of, take the direction of.

n. [1]. Director, conductor, pilot.[2]. Mentor, monitor, adviser, counsellor, instructor.[3]. Clavis, clew.



SYN:Lead, direct, conduct, pilot, regulate, superintend, influence, train, manage

ANT:Mislead, misconduct, misdirect, mismanage, misregulate, misguide, miseducate,betray, deceive



v.t. to lead or direct: to regulate: to influence.—n. he who or that which guides: one who directs another in his course of life: a soldier or other person employed to obtain information for an army: a guide-book: anything calculated to maintain in a certain direction or position.—adj. Guid′able.—ns. Guid′age guidance; Guid′ance direction: government; Guide′-book a book of information for tourists.—adj. Guide′less having no guide.—ns. Guide′post a post erected at a roadside to guide the traveller; Guid′er one who guides a director; Guid′on a forked guide-flag carried by a cavalry company or mounted battery also the officer bearing it.





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