present tense third-person singular of guide

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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

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2 to look after and make decisions about
  • thought the new superintendent would guide the school system well

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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

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plural of guide

Synonyms of guides (Entry 2 of 2)

one that accompanies another for protection, guidance, or as a courtesy
  • followed our guide through the dangerous mountain trails

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“Guides.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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