Definition of "guiding" []

  • To lead the way for (a person) (verb)
  • To control the movement or course of (an animal, vehicle, etc) by physical action; steer (verb)
  • To supervise or instruct (a person) (verb)
  • To direct the affairs of (a person, company, nation, etc) (verb)
  • To advise or influence (a person) in his standards or opinions (verb)
  • A person, animal, or thing that guides (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A person, usually paid, who conducts tour expeditions, etc (noun)
  • A model or criterion, as in moral standards or accuracy (noun)
  • A book that instructs or explains the fundamentals of a subject or skill (noun)
  • Any device that directs the motion of a tool or machine part (noun)
  • A mark, sign, etc, that points the way (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)
  • A spirit believed to influence a medium so as to direct what he utters and convey messages through him (noun)
  • A ship in a formation used as a reference for manoeuvres, esp with relation to maintaining the correct formation and disposition (noun)
  • A soldier stationed to one side of a column or line to regulate alignment, show the way, etc (noun)
  • Present participle of guide. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Girl Guiding (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "guiding" in a sentence
  • "Drunk with white supremacy, intoxicated by what they called the guiding light of civilisation, Afrikaner Nationalism inflicted the flailing blows of apartheid upon us, bringing domestic violence into what ought to have been a happy national family home, and in the process spiritually maiming themselves."
  • "She had always been what he called his guiding star."
  • "For the past two months we have spent considerable time and energy working on what I call the guiding principles that direct-to-consumer marketing."