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guided

[gahy-did]
adjective
  1. accompanied by a guide: a guided tour.
  2. supervised or controlled: a guided beam.
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Origin of guided

First recorded in 1905–10; guide + -ed2
Related formsself-guid·ed, adjectiveun·guid·ed, adjectiveun·guid·ed·ly, adverbwell-guid·ed, adjective
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Contemporary Examples of self-guided

Historical Examples of self-guided

  • The machine once put in motion will go on for ages, and advance, as if self-guided, towards a given point.

  • The charm is concluded, the circle closed round; the self-guided seeker after knowledge has gained the fiend for the familiar.

    Lucretia, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Self-guided he leads the way to the spot where death should overtake him, attended by Theseus and his daughters.

  • The machine once put in motion will go on for ages, and advance, as if self-guided, toward a given point.

    American Institutions and Their Influence

    Alexis de Tocqueville et al.

  • You who have stirred up the clouds with might, your horses rushed forth, self-guided.