guide

{{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}}
noun
1 sth that helps you plan what you are going to do
ADJECTIVE
approximate, general, rough
accurate
VERB + GUIDE
give (sb), provide (sb with)
use sth as

Use the table below as a guide to how much detergent to use.

PHRASES
be just a guide, be only a guide

Remember, this chart is only a guide.

PREPOSITION
guide as to

These figures give a rough guide as to the sales we can expect.

guide to
2 book that gives information about a subject
ADJECTIVE
excellent, good
essential, handy, helpful, informative, invaluable, practical, reliable, useful, valuable
basic, brief, quick, short, simple
complete, comprehensive, definitive, in-depth

This book is the definitive guide to world cuisine.

step-by-step

a step-by-step guide to creating your own website

illustrated
pocket
how-to, study, survival

a survival guide for business managers

media (AmE)
pronunciation, reference

The book contains a quick reference guide to essential grammar at the back.

resource (AmE)
curriculum (AmE)
voter (AmE)
TV
field
electronic, interactive, online
PREPOSITION
guide to

a guide to British birds

3 person
ADJECTIVE
tour, tourist

Our tour guide showed us around the old town.

experienced, professional
local, native
mountain, river
spiritual
VERB + GUIDE
act as, be

He agreed to go with them and act as their guide.

4 book for tourists
ADJECTIVE
holiday (BrE), travel
hotel, restaurant
city, street
VERB + GUIDE
consult

I consulted my guide as I walked around the cathedral.

write
publish
{{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}}
verb
1 influence sb's actions
VERB + GUIDE
help (to)

the information and data which help guide the affairs of the business

serve to

This book will serve to guide you in the fulfilment of a successful relationship.

try to
PREPOSITION
into

the ways in which young people are guided into employment

on

Schools were firmly guided on the details of the curriculum

2 explain sth/help sb
ADVERB
carefully

Their teacher carefully guides them through rehearsals.

expertly

They guide you expertly through the whole process.

VERB + GUIDE
help (to)
PREPOSITION
in

He guided me in my research.

on

a document guiding teachers on how to maintain discipline

through

He guided us through the intricacies of the divorce law.

3 help sb move
ADVERB
carefully, gently

He took her arm, gently guiding her.

PREPOSITION
across, along, etc.

She guided him across the busy road.

to, towards/toward

He guided her hand to his face.

Guide is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑conscience, ↑instinct, ↑philosophy
Guide is used with these nouns as the object: ↑boat, ↑choice, ↑decision, ↑design, ↑development, ↑practice, ↑process, ↑traveller

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • guide — [ gid ] n. m. et f. • 1370; a. provenç. ou it. guida I ♦ N. 1 ♦ Personne qui accompagne (qqn) pour montrer le chemin, renseigner. Servir de guide à qqn. ⇒ cicérone, fam. cornac. Guide de montagne : alpiniste professionnel(le) diplômé(e). Guide d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • guide — 1. (ghi d ) s. m. 1°   Celui, celle qui conduit une personne et, l accompagnant, lui montre le chemin. Il a pris un guide fidèle et expérimenté. On a des guides pour les excursions dans les Alpes ou les Pyrénées. •   Elle voulut être mon guide,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • guide- — ⇒GUIDE , élém. de compos. Élém. de compos. déverbal du verbe guider, servant à la constr. de subst. gén. masc. désignant essentiellement des appareils, des ustensiles servant à guider : guide âme, subst. masc. [Par imitation parodique de guide… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Guide — Guide, n. [OE. giae, F. guide, It. guida. See {Guide}, v. t.] 1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a guidebook …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guide — vb Guide, lead, steer, pilot, engineer are comparable when meaning to direct a person or thing in his or its course or to show the way which he or it should follow. Guide usually implies assistance either by means of a person with intimate… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • guide — guide·book; guide; guide·less; guide·ship; mis·guide; guide·book·ish; guide·booky; guide·less·ness; …   English syllables

  • Guide — [frz.: gid , engl.: gaɪd ], der; s, s [frz., engl. guide < mfrz. guide, zu: guider = führen < afrz. guier, aus dem Germ.]: 1. Reisebegleiter, der Touristen führt. 2. Reiseführer o. Ä. als Handbuch. * * * Guide   [französisch gid, englisch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guide — ist: der Singular von Guiden; der Kreis Guide (贵德县) im Autonomen Bezirk Hainan der Tibeter in der chinesischen Provinz Qinghai, siehe Guide (Hainan). die Bezeichnung für einen Helfer im Blindenfußball, der den Spielern vom Spielfeldrand Hinweise… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • guide — [gīd] vt. guided, guiding [ME giden < OFr guider < guide < It guida < Goth * wida, leader, guide < * witan, to observe, akin to OE witan, to see: see WISE1] 1. to point out the way for; direct on a course; conduct; lead 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • guidé — guidé, ée (ghi dé, dée) part. passé de guider. Guidé à travers la forêt par un bûcheron.    Fig. Guidé dans cet embarras par des amis prudents. •   Ils [les mystiques] se proposent certaines personnes, connues ou inconnues, qu ils prétendent… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.