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guide

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

guide a person: P. and V. ἄγειν, ἡγεῖσθαι (dat.), ὑφηγεῖσθαι (dat.), Ar. and P. ἡμεγονεύειν (gen.), προηγεῖσθαι (dat.) (Xen.), V. ὁδηγεῖν, ὁδοῦν.

bring on one's way, escort: P. and V. πέμπειν, προπέμπειν.

show strangers about: P. ξεναγεῖν.

steer: P. and V. κυβερνᾶν, ἀπευθύνειν (Plat.), V. οἰακοστροφεῖν.

direct (a weapon, etc.): P. and V. εὐθύνειν, ἀπευθύνειν, P. κατευθύνειν, V. ἰθύνειν, ἐπιθύνειν, ὀρθοῦν; see direct.

manage: P. and V. οἰκεῖν, νέμειν, V. νωμᾶν, πορσύνειν, Ar. and P. μεταχειρίζεσθαι, διοικεῖν, P. διαχειρίζεσθαι; see manage.

guide aright: P. and V. εὐθύνειν, ἀπευθύνειν, κατορθοῦν, P. κατευθύνειν, V. ὀρθοῦν (rare act. in P. but pass. used).

turn (in any direction): P. and V. τρέπειν, στρέφειν, ἐπιστρέφειν.

subs.

P. and V. ἡγεμών, ὁ or ἡ, P. ἀγωγός, ὁ, V. ὁδουρός, ὁ or ἡ. ποδαγός, ὁ. ἡγητής, ὁ, ἡγητήρ, ὁ, προηγητής, ὁ, προηγητήρ, ὁ. ὑφηγητής, ὁ; see also pilot.

escort: V. πομπός, ὁ, πρόπομπος, ὁ.