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Journal vs Guide - What's the difference?

journal | guide |

As a noun journal

is .

As a verb guide is




Alternative forms

* journall (obsolete)


(en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Daily.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , I.xi:
  • his faint steedes watred in Ocean deepe, / Whiles from their iournall labours they did rest [...].


    (en noun)
  • A diary or daily record of a person, organization, vessel etc.; daybook.
  • A newspaper or magazine dealing with a particular subject.
  • (engineering) The part of a shaft or axle that rests on bearings.
  • (computing) A chronological record of changes made to a database or other system; along with a backup or image copy that allows recovery after a failure or reinstatement to a previous time; a log.
  • Derived terms

    * e-journal * journalism * journalist * academic journal * item journal * transaction journal * before image journal * after image journal * shadow server journal * mirror server journal * scientific journal * scholarly journal


    (en verb)
  • To archive or record something.
  • To scrapbook.
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    (wikipedia guide)


    (en noun)
  • Someone who , especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.
  • The guide led us around the museum and explained the exhibits.
  • * Bible, Psalms xlviii. 14
  • He will be our guide , even unto death.
  • 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.
  • Derived terms

    * career guide * Girl Guide * guidance * guidebook * guide dog * guideline * guide on the side * guidepost * 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.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Guide me to your sovereign's court.
  • to steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.
  • to exert control or influence over someone or something.
  • * Bible, Psalms cxii. 5
  • He will guide his affairs with discretion.
  • to supervise the education or training of someone.
  • to act as a guide.
  • References

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