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Synonyms of guide in English:


  • 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;
    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;
    Latin vade mecum
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  • 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;
  • 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
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