Meaning of “guide” - Learner’s Dictionary

guide

noun [ C ] uk us /ɡaɪd/
PERSON

A2 someone whose job is to show interesting places to visitors, or to help people get somewhere:

a tour guide
BOOK

B1 a book that gives information about something or tells you how to do something:

a user's guide
PLAN

something that helps you plan or decide what to do:

[ usually singular ] Parents use this report as a guide when choosing schools for their children.
Guide (also Girl Guide, uk )

a girl who belongs to an organization in the UK that teaches practical things like living outside, and how to work as part of a team

the Guides

an organization in the UK that teaches girls practical skills and how to work as part of a team

(Definition of “guide noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)