Synonyms of guide in English:

guide

noun

  • 1 this man will be your guide in the jungle
    escort, attendant, conductor, courier, pilot, usher, chaperone
    rare cicerone, convoy
  • 2 the abbot is their inspiration and their guide
    adviser, mentor, counsellor, guidance counsellor; confidant, tutor, teacher, guru, consultant; therapist
    informal main man
  • 3 the techniques outlined are meant as a guide
  • 4 she studied a pocket guide of Washington
    guidebook, tourist guide, travel guide, Baedeker, travelogue, directory, handbook, manual, ABC, A to Z; Latinvade mecum
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 could you guide me back to the house?
    lead, lead the way, conduct, show, show someone the way, usher, shepherd, direct, steer, pilot, escort, accompany, attend; see, take, help, assist
    [Antonyms] follow
  • 2 the chairman must guide the meeting
    direct, steer, control, manage, command, lead, conduct, run, be in charge of, take charge of, take control of, have control of, govern, rule, preside over, superintend, supervise, oversee; handle, regulate, manipulate, manoeuvre
  • 3 they guide adolescents through their critical years
    advise, counsel, give advice to, give counsel to, give counselling to, direct, give direction to, make recommendations to, make suggestions to, give someone tips, give someone hints, give someone pointers, inform, give information to; illuminate, educate, instruct, teach, give instruction to, be responsible for the education of
  • Definition of guide in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day anastrophe
    Pronunciation: əˈnastrəfi
    noun
    the inversion of the usual order of words...