[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'.
(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. . Lead, conduct, pilot.. Direct, rule, govern, manage, regulate, control, steer, preside over, have charge of, take the direction of.
n. . Director, conductor, pilot.. Mentor, monitor, adviser, counsellor, instructor.. 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.
- We went to the 'commissionaire' of the hotel--I don't know what a 'commissionaire' is, but that is the man we went to--and told him we wanted a guide. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Here it is,' whispered the attorney, as he deposited the money on the hand of their guide. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- To lay down on the rocks, a stick, or any straight thing to guide my hand, exactly in the line of the beacon and the flagstaff. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Oh Philosophy, guide of life! 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.
- She loved him as a kind elder brother; a relation to guide, protect, and instruct her, without the too frequent tyranny of parental authority. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- When they heard the news, one was too ill to move; the other made his helot guide him to the battle, and there struck blindly until he was killed. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- The guide was perfectly serene. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- In this place I may as well jot down a chapter concerning those necessary nuisances, European guides. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- I signified my readiness to proceed, but our guides protested against such a measure. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- When this high speed is attained, masses of rock weighing several tons in one or more pieces are dumped into a hopper which guides them into the gap between the rapidly revolving rolls. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- I shall visit Paris again someday, and then let the guides beware! 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- The guides bring with them materials for renewing the light, but we had none--our only resource was to return as we came. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- Engineer and staff officers were put to the dangerous duty of supplying the place of both maps and guides. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- There were two guides given us to start with, an oak and an elm. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- Not to mention that women and children are most subject to pity, as being most guided by that faculty. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- The vulgar are commonly guided by the first, and wise men by the second. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- I shall be guided, replies George, entirely by it. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- Why, as for the duke, said Montagu, he was wholly guided in this business by Lord Worcester. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- Her severe face had no thread of relaxation in it, by which any explorer could have been guided to the gloomy labyrinth of her thoughts. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.
- At the home I was guided to the library by an Irish servant-woman, to whom I communicated my knowledge of the definite locality of the sample joint. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- Sadly and slowly I stemmed my course from among the heaps of slain, and, guided by the twinkling lights of the town, at length reached Rodosto. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- The Chartered Gas Company, established by Mr. Winsor's persevering efforts, has served as the guiding star to all other gas companies in the world. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- For a brief time I wandered, in the sweet guiding of love, far from the purpose to which I had been true under sterner discipline and in darker days. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- Entering the gate and passing the shrubs, the silhouette of a house rose to view, black, low, and rather long; but the guiding light shone nowhere. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- It being one of Mr Wegg's guiding rules in life always to partake, he says he will. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- Through all the Middle Ages that idea was the guiding influence in Rome. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Such sensations, however, were too near akin to resentment to be long guiding Fanny's soliloquies. 简·奥斯汀. 曼斯菲尔德庄园.
- The point is of the utmost importance as guiding us towards the reason of the sudden quarrel. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.