Synonyms of guide


1. usher, guide, escort

usage: someone employed to conduct others

2. guide, leader

usage: someone who shows the way by leading or advising

3. guidebook, guide, handbook, enchiridion, vade mecum

usage: something that offers basic information or instruction

4. template, templet, guide, model, example

usage: a model or standard for making comparisons

5. scout, pathfinder, guide, expert

usage: someone who can find paths through unexplored territory

6. guide, structure, construction

usage: a structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something


1. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise, control, command

usage: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

2. lead, take, direct, conduct, guide

usage: take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"

3. guide, steer, direct

usage: be a guiding or motivating force or drive; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"

4. guide, guide on, orient, orientate

usage: use as a guide; "They had the lights to guide on"

5. guide, run, draw, pass

usage: pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"

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Definition and meaning of guide (Dictionary)