What is the opposite of guide?

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Noun
Opposite of a person who escorts or shows the way to others
“I continued the trek, just one follower of many led by our expert guide.”
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Opposite of a person who guides tourists at a given place or destination
“Watson directs the tourist to follow the tour guide in an opposite direction towards Rathdrum.”
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Opposite of a person who advises others, especially in matters of behavior or belief
“I thought you had better sense than to get life advice from a swindler and a criminal.”
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Opposite of a principle or standard by which something may be judged or decided
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Opposite of a person whose vocation is to teach
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Opposite of a person who assists, guides, or provides a service
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Opposite of a piece of information that may help in an investigation
“Unfortunately, we are unable to identify the chocolate chip cookie thief because the only information we have is a dead end.”
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Opposite of a standard by which something is judged or compared
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Opposite of a person, vehicle, or group accompanying another for protection
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Opposite of a plan, or set of actions proposed or used to solve a problem
“I have a solution for your current predicament but you are not going to like it.”
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Opposite of a required or agreed level of quality or attainment
“We are worried about the unimportance placed on safety regulations in this current workspace.”
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Opposite of a person who navigates a ship, aircraft, etc
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Opposite of a thing used as an example to follow or imitate
“He presents a powerful counterexample to the thesis that networks are structurally fixed.”
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Opposite of an authoritative order
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Opposite of something or someone which provides assistance with a task
“The constant loud noise was a great encumbrance to me being able to study effectively.”
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Opposite of leader
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Opposite of a structure that complements or supplements something else
“Before induction into a specific branch of the armed forces, recruits undergo at least nine weeks of basic military training.”
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Opposite of a sign or piece of information that indicates something
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Opposite of one of a set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct or procedure
“The Chief Inspector stated to the media that the perpetrator would feel the full force of the law and pay for his transgression.”
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Opposite of a person or thing that serves as an example of a type
Noun
Opposite of something that provides a means of understanding or achieving something
Noun
Opposite of documentation provided with computer software
“Without documentation, I had to rely on self-learning.”
Verb
Opposite of to direct or influence the behavior or development of
“What that tells me is that right now, is that whatever is being reported could be information to deceive and mislead people.”
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Opposite of to show someone the way
Follow the yellow brick road.”
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Opposite of to offer advice or recommendations to
“The teacher worried that her lack of content knowledge in mathematics might have caused her to mislead her students in science.”
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Opposite of to accompany to a given location, typically while guarding or supervising them
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Opposite of to conduct or escort to a given place or location
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Opposite of to instruct or guide in a particular skill or field
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Opposite of to physically guide a person or animal
“The horse would follow John to water, but would not drink.”
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Opposite of to direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
“I am not going to stand by silently while you mismanage these sacred funds the way you have chosen to do in recent months.”
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Opposite of to direct or steer a group of animals or people
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Opposite of to regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
“Do not rush the amount of information that you provide to the learner at any one time.”
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Opposite of to direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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Opposite of to control by means of rules and regulations
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Opposite of to be in charge or command of
“Several specialists would serve in a team led by Danny Ocean who wanted to pull off one of the greatest heists of all time.”
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Opposite of to direct the attention of someone to
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(of a meeting or seminar) Opposite of to manage or preside over
“To follow your petty call to arms over trivial matters would be a massive waste of resources.”
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Opposite of to impart information or knowledge
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Opposite of to teach, train or educate in a given field
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Opposite of to act as someone's mentor
“That success was short-lived, as his time with the grappling arts began to hinder his career.”
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Opposite of to give advice and instruction
“The supervisor was jealous of his underling and would constantly try to undermine her.”
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Opposite of to move (something or oneself) slowly and carefully
“The second wall of rock doesn't quite meet the one I have been sliding along, so I force myself into the narrowing gap, totally sightless.”
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Opposite of to train or mold by instruction or example
“If they ripped Manny away from my loving arms, they could begin tormenting him mentally and emotionally to break his fragile spirit.”
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Opposite of to exploit or use something to one's advantage
“As humans adapt to their environment, and as they change to meet new challenges posed by their constantly changing environments, their cultures change and evolve.”
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Opposite of to give an authoritative or decisive command or order
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Opposite of to operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle
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Opposite of make social acquaintance
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Opposite of to direct or guide along a pathway
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Opposite of to direct or face in a specific direction
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Opposite of to take, or be in, charge of
“As with the Italian condottiere, they were willing to serve any master with whom their chief could make satisfactory arrangements.”
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Opposite of to influence, usually emotionally
“You almost have to desensitize yourself to the madness just to stay sane.”
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