Synonyms for guide

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : gahyd
Phonetic Transcription : gaɪd

Top 10 synonyms for guide Other synonyms for the word guide

Définition of guide

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to lead, direct, conduct," from Old French guider "to guide, lead, conduct" (14c.), earlier guier, from Frankish *witan "show the way" or a similar Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *wit- "to know" (cf. German weisen "to show, point out," Old English witan "to see"), from PIE *weid- "to see" (see vision). The form of the French word influenced by Old Provençal guidar (n.) "guide, leader," or Italian guidare, both from the same source. Related: Guided; guiding.
  • noun something that or someone who leads
  • noun information, instructions
  • verb direct, lead
Example sentences :
  • May the powers that guide our destiny, preserve you from any real cause for shame.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • An employee who had come down with them started to be their guide.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • I should be glad you would send them a guide and conduct them to your camp.
  • Extract from : « A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion » by William Dobein James
  • The last of these, our guide said, had occurred about five moons before.
  • Extract from : « Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia » by Thomas Mitchell
  • When he has come—the Spirit of Truth—he will guide you into all the truth.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • But what is to guide the child before its first confirmation?
  • Extract from : « A Treatise on Parents and Children » by George Bernard Shaw
  • "All this is unintelligible to me," responded my guide, with indifference.
  • Extract from : « A Virtuoso's Collection (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • This ratio is phenomenally large, and should not be taken as a guide by amateurs.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • The guide was sure of it, too, and thought that he could learn to stand his watch in a little while.
  • Extract from : « Tom Sawyer Abroad » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Then my guide surprised me a second time by offering to teach me to use the zabatana.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson

Antonyms for guide

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