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Definition of "guide" []

  • One who shows the way by leading, directing, or advising. (noun)
  • One who serves as a model for others, as in a course of conduct. (noun)
  • A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered. (noun)
  • Something, such as a pamphlet, that offers basic information or instruction: a shopper's guide. (noun)
  • A guidebook. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "guide" in a sentence
  • "The way I saw somebody put it, the Michelin guide is for French tourists looking for something closest to what a nice restaurant at home would be like."
  • "You can also download a free PDF version of the step-by – step guide from the download page mentioned above, the guide is complete with diagrams and screen-shots."
  • "The Osteria guide is much more interesting than the Michelin guide (as a friend of mine once said, “If you want to eat at a good French restaurant in Italy, I guess the Michelin works.”)"