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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUIDING

He straightened up and held out his hand, guiding me to a seat beside him.

But to view it as a part of a normal growth is to secure the basis for guiding it.

And then, like a guiding beacon, a point of green showed once more.

Was there no guiding mind, no military talent, no common sense?

Jones asked, guiding the ship in a slow spiral over the planet.

The love that is never to be realized will often remain a man's guiding ideal.

The next morning they started, guiding their course by the Sun.

The mind of Xenophon: guiding principles, rule of Health, rule of Forethought.

The Duke was the guiding spirit of the institution until his death in 1843.

Religion in its broad sense is its fundamental and guiding principle.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to lead, direct, conduct," from Old French guider "to guide, lead, conduct" (14c.), earlier guier, from Frankish *witan "show the way" or a similar Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *wit- "to know" (cf. German weisen "to show, point out," Old English witan "to see"), from PIE *weid- "to see" (see vision). The form of the French word influenced by Old Provençal guidar (n.) "guide, leader," or Italian guidare, both from the same source. Related: Guided; guiding.

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