- v direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
- v take somebody somewhere
- v be a guiding or motivating force or drive
- v use as a guide
- v pass over, across, or through
- s exerting control or influence
a guiding principle
- s showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
- Overnight she went from independent screenwriter and single mom to a public figure, the guiding force and creative engine for more than 200 employees.
- He could even prove to be a figure as historic as Fidelbut if so, it will be for guiding Cuba away from many of his brother's tragic legacies.
- Master poet, caustic social critic and intrepid, guiding spirit of the counterculture generation.
- President Bush in CNN International
The principle guiding my decisions on troop levels in Iraq is 'return on success' -- the more successful we are, the more American troops can return home,Bush said during a 17-minute prime-time address from the Oval Office. "In all we do,...
- Benjamin Netanyahu in The Guardian
Netanyahu told the cabinet: "The principle guiding our policy is clear: to prevent war material from entering Gaza and to allow the entry of humanitarian aid and non-contraband goods."
- Tony Hayward in BBC News
BP chief executive Tony Hayward said that Mr Sutherland would be "a hard act to follow". "He has been an outstanding chairman, guiding BP through one of the most successful periods in its history"