"guides" in the noun sense
1. usher, guide
someone employed to conduct others
someone who shows the way by leading or advising
3. guidebook, guide
something that offers basic information or instruction
4. template, templet, guide
a model or standard for making comparisons
5. scout, pathfinder, guide
someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
a structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something
"guides" in the verb sense
1. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
direct the course determine the direction of travelling
2. lead, take, direct, conduct, guide
take somebody somewhere
"We lead him to our chief"
"can you take me to the main entrance?"
"He conducted us to the palace"
3. guide, steer
be a guiding or motivating force or drive
"The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
4. guide, guide on
use as a guide
"They had the lights to guide on"
5. guide, run, draw, pass
pass over, across, or through
"He ran his eyes over her body"
"She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"
"He drew her hair through his fingers"
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