Accompany vs Guide - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between accompany and guide
is that accompany
is to go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with while guide
To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with.
* 1804 :
* 1581 , (Philip Sidney), An Apology of Poetry, or a Defense of Poesy , Book I:
- The Persian dames, […] / In sumptuous cars, accompanied his march.
* 1979 , (Thomas Babington Macaulay), The History of England :
- They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.
- He was accompanied by two carts filled with wounded rebels.
To supplement with; add to.
* , chapter=5
The Mirror and the Lamp
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(senseid)(music) To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.
(music) To perform an accompanying part next to another instrument.
(obsolete) To associate in a company; to keep company.
* (rfdate) Holland:
(obsolete) To cohabit (with).
(obsolete) To cohabit with; to coexist with; occur with.
- Men say that they will drive away one another, […] and not accompany together.
(the obsolete cases
(to go with) Persons are said to be accompanied by', and inanimate objects, state or condition is said to be accompanied ' with .
* (go with) attend, escort, go with
:* We accompany those with whom we go as companions. The word imports an equality of station.
:* We attend those whom we wait upon or follow. The word conveys an idea of subordination .
:* We escort those whom we attend with a view to guard and protect .
:*: A gentleman accompanies' a friend to some public place; he '''attends''' or ' escorts a lady.
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.