guidenoun [C]uk /ɡaɪd/ us /ɡaɪd/
guide noun [C] (BOOK)
- He has written a fully comprehensive guide to Rome.
- He's written the definitive guide to Britain's Lake District.
- The informative asides about rural life make this wine guide rather special.
- The grammar guide falls between two stools - it's too difficult for a beginner but not detailed enough for an advanced student.
- It says in the guide that this area of the countryside offers some of the best walks in England.
guide noun [C] (HELP)
- Use the picture on the front of the box as a guide to what the finished model should look like.
- The instructions are offered as guides and are not meant to be taken too literally.
- The number of houses for sale gives you a guide to the state of the property market.
- The tests are a rough guide to students' progress.
- As a rough guide, ten paces is about equal to ten yards.
guide noun [C] (PERSON)
- A guide conducts tours of the cathedral every afternoon.
- We had to ask our guide to interpret for us.
- We needed a guide and he was only too happy to oblige.
- You will be taken round the museum by one of the guides.
- The guides sometimes receive gratuities from the tourists that supplement their salaries.
guide noun [C] (INFLUENCE)
guideverbuk /ɡaɪd/ us /ɡaɪd/
guide verb (HELP)
- The government is planning to launch a benchmarking scheme to guide consumers.
- Parents have the right to expect information to guide them through a growing, yet unregulated market.
- The instructions will guide you through the process of assembling the equipment.
- The glossary is useful for guiding you through some of the technical terms that are used in the book.
- The help file will guide you through the installation process.
guide verb (SHOW WAY)
guide verb (MAKE MOVE)
guide verb (INFLUENCE)