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Mentor vs. Guide

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Mentornoun

A wise and trusted counselor or teacher

Guidenoun

Someone who guides, especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.

‘The guide led us around the museum and explained the exhibits.’;

Mentorverb

(transitive) To act as someone's mentor

Guidenoun

A document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.

Mentornoun

A wise and faithful counselor or monitor.

Guidenoun

A sign that guides people; guidepost.

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Mentornoun

a wise and trusted guide and advisor

Guidenoun

Any marking or object that catches the eye to provide quick reference.

Mentorverb

serve as a teacher or trusted counselor;

‘The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school’; ‘She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring’;

Guidenoun

A device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.

Guidenoun

A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the buckets in a water wheel.

Guidenoun

A grooved director for a probe or knife in surgery.

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Guidenoun

A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy being set.

Guidenoun

(occult) A spirit believed to speak through a medium.

Guidenoun

(military) A member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.

Guideverb

to serve as a guide for someone or something; to lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path.

Guideverb

to steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.

Guideverb

to exert control or influence over someone or something.

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Guideverb

to supervise the education or training of someone.

Guideverb

(intransitive) to act as a guide.

Guideverb

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.’;

Guideverb

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.’; ‘The meek will he guide in judgment.’;

Guidenoun

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.

Guidenoun

One who, or that which, directs another in his conduct or course of life; a director; a regulator.

‘He will be our guide, even unto death.’;

Guidenoun

Any contrivance, especially one having a directing edge, surface, or channel, for giving direction to the motion of anything, as water, an instrument, or part of a machine, or for directing the hand or eye, as of an operator

Guidenoun

A noncommissioned officer or soldier placed on the directing flank of each subdivision of a column of troops, or at the end of a line, to mark the pivots, formations, marches, and alignments in tactics.

Guidenoun

someone employed to conduct others

Guidenoun

someone who shows the way by leading or advising

Guidenoun

something that offers basic information or instruction

Guidenoun

a model or standard for making comparisons

Guidenoun

someone who can find paths through unexplored territory

Guideverb

direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

Guideverb

take somebody somewhere;

‘We lead him to our chief’; ‘can you take me to the main entrance?’; ‘He conducted us to the palace’;

Guideverb

be a guiding force, as with directions or advice;

‘The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses’;

Guideverb

use as a guide;

‘They had the lights to guide on’;

Guideverb

guide or pass over something;

‘He ran his eyes over her body’; ‘She ran her fingers along the carved figurine’; ‘He drew her hair through his fingers’;

Guide

A guide is a person who leads travelers, sportsmen, or tourists through unknown or unfamiliar locations. The term can also be applied to a person who leads others to more abstract goals such as knowledge or wisdom.

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