Guide vs Disguise - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between guide and disguise
is that guide
is while disguise
is to change the appearance of (a person or thing) so as to hide, or to assume an identity.
As a noun disguise is
attire (eg clothing, makeup) used to hide one's identity or assume another.
Someone who , especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.
* Bible, Psalms xlviii. 14
- The guide led us around the museum and explained the exhibits.
A document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.
A sign that guides people; guidepost.
Any marking or object that catches the eye to provide quick reference.
A device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.
# A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the buckets in a water wheel.
# A grooved director for a probe or knife in surgery.
# (printing, dated) A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy being set.
(occult) A spirit believed to speak through a medium.
(military) A member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.
- He will be our guide , even unto death.
* career guide
* Girl Guide
* guide dog
* guide on the side
* mountain guide
* style guide
* tour guide
* user guide
* user's guide
to serve as a guide for someone or something; to lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path.
to steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.
to exert control or influence over someone or something.
* Bible, Psalms cxii. 5
- Guide me to your sovereign's court.
to supervise the education or training of someone.
to act as a guide.
- He will guide his affairs with discretion.
Attire (e.g. clothing, makeup) used to hide one's identity or assume another.
(figuratively) The appearance of something on the outside which masks what's beneath.
The act of disguising, notably as a ploy
- ''That cape and mask complete his disguise .
- ''Any disguise may expose soldiers to be deemed enemy spies.
To change the appearance of (a person or thing) so as to hide, or to assume an identity.
- Spies often disguise themselves.
To avoid giving away or revealing (something secret); to hide by a false appearance.
- Bunyan was forced to disguise himself as a wagoner.
(archaic) To affect or change by liquor; to intoxicate.
- He disguised his true intentions.
- I have just left the right worshipful, and his myrmidons, about a sneaker or five gallons; the whole magistracy was pretty well disguised before I gave them the ship.