Guide and Inform


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Guide verb – To give advice and instruction to (someone) regarding the course or process to be followed.
Usage example: the pastry chef guided her through the creation of the wedding cake, showing her how to ice the layers, fashion the elaborate decorations, and assemble the whole shebang

Inform and guide are semantically related. in advise topic. In some cases you can use "Inform" instead a verb "Guide", when it comes to topics like teach.
Nearby Words: guidance, guided, guideline, guiding
Synonyms for Guide


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Inform verb – To give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities.
Guide and inform are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Guide" instead a verb "Inform".
Nearby Words: information, informal, informed, informer, informative
Synonyms for Inform

Common collocations

humanity guide humanity inform humanity
character guide character inform character
man guide man inform man
people guide people inform people
Other nouns: group, team, characters, world, actions, father, player, protagonist, everyone, son, reader, kids, players, protagonists.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / The Rock Wouldn't Hurt a Child: Before taking the tourists and tour guide hostage, Hummel asks a group of elementary students to inform their class to evacuate Alcatraz.
  • Cats Are Magic In Sailor Moon, the characters find out they are Sailor Soldiers/Senshi/Scouts with magic powers because two talking cats with crescent moons on their foreheads, Artemis and Luna, appear to inform them and guide them as they try to save the world.
  • Useful Notes / American Football This guide intends to inform you about your favorite Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (and occasionally Tuesday and Wednesdaynote especially if you follow the Mid-American Conference) pastime, assuming you live in America.
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