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A person who escorts or shows the way to others
“I offered a considerable sum to one of the villagers to go with us and act as our guide through the mountains.”
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A person who guides tourists at a given place or destination
“The tour guide helpfully tells tourists that the sculptures were brought to London for safekeeping.”
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Something, usually a book, that explains the basics of a subject or that provides directions
“She studied a pocket guide of Washington.”
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A person who advises others, especially in matters of behavior or belief
“She felt the need for a spiritual guide or guru to put her life into perspective.”
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A thing that helps someone to form an opinion or make a decision or calculation
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“This book on philosophy is very useful as a guide to making decisions.”
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An object, usually a landmark, that serves as a directional tool
“Use the tall building in the middle of the city as a guide to your current location.”
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A person who assists, guides, or provides a service
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A piece of information that may help in an investigation
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A role model or someone who has the characteristics of a mentor
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Authoritative book
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A plan, or set of actions proposed or used to solve a problem
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A written or printed work consisting of pages bound together
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A highly regarded teacher or leader
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A person who navigates a ship, aircraft, etc
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An authoritative order
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An anchored float serving as a navigation mark, to show reefs or other hazards, or for mooring
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Something or someone which provides assistance with a task
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One who explores untraversed regions
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Stencil or cutout
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A structure that complements or supplements something else
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A diagrammatic representation of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads, etc
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A sheet or booklet giving details of items or performers at an event or performance
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An organized or alphabetical list of things or items
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Someone who observes a process or activity to check that it is carried out fairly or correctly
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Something that provides a means of understanding or achieving something
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A document, usually a book, that explains the basic facts about a particular subject
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Documentation provided with computer software
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Leader of institution
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A travel document recording a route or journey
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A translation of a text for use by students, especially in a surreptitious way
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The wording on a map or diagram explaining the symbols used
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A leader or person in authority
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A person who gives financial or other support to a person, organization, or cause
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A collection of concise but detailed information about a particular subject, especially in a book or other publication
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A light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide at sea, on an airfield, etc
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A person who interprets, especially one who translates speech orally or into sign language
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A person who protects someone or something
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A person possessing a highly developed intellect
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To direct or influence the behavior or development of
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“There is also still the question of what principles should guide the newer global developments.”
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To show someone the way
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“This large building is one huge maze, but luckily for you, I'm here to guide you.”
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To offer advice or recommendations to
“They guide adolescents through their critical years.”
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To instruct or teach, especially morally or intellectually
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To regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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To determine or dictate
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To direct the attention of someone to
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To direct towards a particular direction, end or object
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To move (something or oneself) slowly and carefully
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To have a great influence on, or determine the nature of
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To operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle
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To designate a date earlier than the actual one
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Make social acquaintance
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To advise or persuade in favor of something
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To move one's hand as a signal
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To direct or face in a specific direction
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To care for or look after
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To limit or restrict
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Stipulate action to be taken
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To make clear or understandable