|Origin:||Old Provençal guida|
guide1 S2 W2 [countable]
something that provides information and helps you to form an opinion or make a decision
The polls are not a reliable guide of how people will vote.
The figures are only a rough guide.
someone whose job is to take tourists to a place and show them around:
an experienced mountain guide
someone who advises you and influences the way you live:
a book or piece of writing that provides information on a particular subject or explains how to do something
a guide to North American birds
Follow our step-by-step guide.
Details of how to use the various programs are in the user guide.
the Guides Association, which teaches girls practical skills [↪ scout]
a member of the Guides Association