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guide

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of guide

  1. one that accompanies another for protection, guidance, or as a courtesy followed our guide through the dangerous mountain trails Synonyms attendant, companion, guard, escortRelated Words chaperone (or chaperon), squire; shadow, sidekick; conductor, leader, pilot; convoy, courier, honor guard, outrider


guide

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of guide

  1. 1 to give advice and instruction to (someone) regarding the course or process to be followed the pastry chef guided her through the creation of the wedding cake, showing her how to ice the layers, fashion the elaborate decorations, and assemble the whole shebang Synonyms coach, counsel, lead, mentor, pilot, shepherd, show, tutor Related Words godfather; direct, engineer, steer, sway; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see, squire; oversee, superintend, supervise; drill, train; brief, enlighten, inform; instruct, school, teach, tutor; inculcate, indoctrinate; cultivate, foster, nurture Phrases walk through

  2. 2 to look after and make decisions about thought the new superintendent would guide the school system well Synonyms administer, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, conduct, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, oversee, preside (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, supervise, tendRelated Words care (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage

  3. 3 to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front would be happy to guide you folks to the historic part of town Synonyms conduct, direct, lead, marshal (also marshall), pilot, route, show, steer, usherRelated Words precede; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see; control, manageNear Antonyms dog, hound, shadow, tail, tailgateAntonyms follow, trail


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