(noun, verb)


1. someone employed to conduct others

Similar word(s): usher

Definition categories: person, escort

2. someone who shows the way by leading or advising

Definition categories: person, leader

3. something that offers basic information or instruction

Similar word(s): guidebook

Definition categories: communication, enchiridion, handbook

4. a model or standard for making comparisons

Similar word(s): template, templet

Definition categories: thought, example, model

5. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory

Similar word(s): pathfinder, scout

Definition categories: person, expert

6. a structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something

Definition categories: man–made, construction, structure

Sentences with guide as a noun:

- The guide led us around the museum and explained the exhibits.


1. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

Similar word(s): channelise, channelize, direct, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer

Definition categories: motion, command, control

2. take somebody somewhere

Similar word(s): conduct, direct, lead, take

Definition categories: motion

3. be a guiding or motivating force or drive

Similar word(s): steer

Definition categories: social, direct

4. use as a guide

- They had the lights to guide on

Definition categories: perception, orient, orientate

5. pass over, across, or through

Similar word(s): draw, pass, run

Definition categories: contact