Guide v. t. [imp. & p. p. Guided; p. pr. & vb. n. Guiding.]
1. To lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path; to pilot; as, to guide a traveler.
I wish . . . you 'ld guide me to your sovereign's court. --Shak.
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.
He will guide his affairs with discretion. --Ps. cxii. 5.
The meek will he guide in judgment. --Ps. xxv. 9.
adj 1: exerting control or influence; "a guiding principle"
2: showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction
on; "felt his mother's directing arm around him"; "the
directional role of science on industrial progress" [syn:
directing, directional, directive]