From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Guide \Guide\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Guided; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Guiding.] [OE. guiden, gyden, F. guiaer, It. guidare; prob.
   of Teutonic origin; cf. Goth. ritan to watch over, give heed
   to, Icel. viti signal, AS. witan to know. The word prob.
   meant, to indicate, point to, and hence, to show the way. Cf.
   Wit, Guy a rope, Gye.]
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   1. To lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or
      path; to pilot; as, to guide a traveler.
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            I wish . . . you 'ld guide me to your sovereign's
            court.                                --Shak.
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   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.
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            He will guide his affairs with discretion. --Ps.
                                                  cxii. 5.
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            The meek will he guide in judgment.   --Ps. xxv. 9.
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