Guide Guide, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Guided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Guiding}.] [OE. guiden, gyden, F. guiaer, It. guidare; prob. of Teutonic origin; cf. Goth. ritan to watch over, give heed to, Icel. viti signal, AS. witan to know. The word prob. meant, to indicate, point to, and hence, to show the way. Cf. {Wit}, {Guy} a rope, {Gye.}] [1913 Webster] 1. To lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path; to pilot; as, to guide a traveler. [1913 Webster]

I wish . . . you 'ld guide me to your sovereign's court. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To regulate and manage; to direct; to order; to superintend the training or education of; to instruct and influence intellectually or morally; to train. [1913 Webster]

He will guide his affairs with discretion. --Ps. cxii. 5. [1913 Webster]

The meek will he guide in judgment. --Ps. xxv. 9. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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