Part of speech:
A person or thing that leads; directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity
use as a guide
The definition of a guru is a spiritual leader, or is a widely respected expert.
To work, operate, or treat with or as with the hand or hands; handle or use, esp. with skill
(Greek Mythology) The ball of thread used by Theseus to find his way out of the labyrinth.
(Computers) A document or file having a preset format, used as a starting point for a particular application so that the format does not have to be recreated each time it is used:
A chief or leader
To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show
Of a corporation, an individual selected to serve on its board of directors and thereby oversee the management of its affairs.
To direct, conduct, or serve as the leader or conductor of (an orchestra, ballet, etc.)
Helping to discover or learn; specif., designating a method of education or of computer programming in which the pupil or machine proceeds along empirical lines, using rules of thumb, to find solutions or answers
A radio transmitter that emits a characteristic guidance signal for aircraft.
To give (someone) guiding information:
A strip of metal used in boiler-making, pierced with a series of holes, and serving as a guide in marking out a line of rivet-holes.
A handbook on some other subject
The part of a tool, device, or machine that leads or guides the whole.
To escort is defined as to go along with someone or something.
A member of one of several army units, such as the Selous Scouts or the Arunachal Scouts.
A member of any of several European organizations advocating abstinence from alcohol.
(--- Linguistics) Based on or establishing norms or rules indicating how a language should or should not be used rather than describing the ways in which a language is used.
An accompanying thing or circumstance; a concomitant.
Something that is the center of attention; an object that serves as a focal point of attraction and admiration.
A lection from any of the first four New Testament books included as part of a religious service.
A star by which one directs one's course; esp., the North Star
The definition of maxim is a statement of a philosophy or a guiding principle.
A measure is defined as a course of action, or a legislative bill.
To act as chaperone (to)
To show the way to; lead; guide; escort
To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
To go along with as an escort, esp. in order to protect; escort
To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
To exercise the function of governing; rule
The definition of instruct is to teach something or to tell someone how to do something.
To control the movement or behavior of; handle
Mark is defined as to put an indication or symbol on something in order to identify it.
To become master of; control, conquer, etc.
To act in the role of mastermind.
(Psychology) To exhibit a behavior in such a way as to promote the establishment of similar patterns of behavior in another:
To travel over a planned course or route, especially in a boat or ship:
Regulate is defined as to control, direct or adjust.
To reign is defined as to rule over a kingdom and subjects, or to be prominent.
Rule is defined as to have influence or authority over others.
To shepherd is defined as to herd or guide.
To direct the course or movement of
To act as superintendent of; direct; supervise; manage
To give lessons to (a student, pupil, or class); guide the studies of; instruct
To function as a tutor.
To lead or conduct:
A bacteriophage, plasmid, or other agent that transfers genetic material from one cell to another.
To direct or divert along a particular course.
To maneuver for a certain position or advantage:
To maneuver is defined as to move in a skillful manner or to complete a series of skillful moves or a carefully planned scheme.
To be disposed of by sale:
To cause to enter; to thrust.
(Archaic) To draw up (a document).
To extend; run:
(Mathematics) To separate an integer from a decimal with a decimal point.
To proceed or go in a certain direction:
A company that transports goods.
A lecturer or tour guide in a museum or cathedral.
A police rank used in Commonwealth countries, ranking above chief inspector, and below chief superintendent.
A model or original used for imitation or as an archetype.
The art or practice of designing or making designs:
To manage and direct; be in charge of:
Oversee is defined as to watch or direct something.
Of, relating to, or prescribing a norm or standard:
A brief statement used to express a principle, goal, or ideal:
A policy or practice of treating or governing people in a fatherly manner, especially by providing for their needs without giving them rights or responsibilities.
(--- Law) A judicial decision that is binding on other equal or lower courts in the same jurisdiction as to its conclusion on a point of law, and may also be persuasive to courts in other jurisdictions, in subsequent cases involving sufficiently similar facts.
One who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a governmental agency or school system.
A cautionary or deterrent example:
To bridle is to put headgear on a horse to control it, or to bring something under control.
To buoy is defined as to raise someone's spirits or to keep something or someone afloat.
To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
Neglect is defined as to ignore or fail to care for someone or something or fail to do something.
To let be or do without interference.
(By extension) The person(s) at the forefront of any group or movement.
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