Definition of guidance
1 : the act or process of guiding
2a : the direction provided by a guide couldn't have done it without her guidanceb : advice on vocational or educational problems given to students provides guidance on how to apply for scholarships
3 : the process of controlling the course of a projectile by a built-in mechanism problems with the missile's guidance
Examples of guidance in a Sentence
I couldn't have done it without her guidance.
We need more guidance on how to handle these unusual cases.
Recent Examples of guidance from the Web
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The teacher sent Savannah to the guidance counselor.
The Supreme Court’s decision came after President Donald Trump revoked guidance saying transgender students should be allowed to use the bathroom of their choice.
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Petey spends most of his mornings sitting in on meetings with the guidance counselor, providing comfort and a soundtrack of gentle snoring to students who are struggling, or to those with special needs.
Michael Galletch, a lawyer representing Willis, said the guidance counselor and his company will make good.
Henry Yavitt, who plans to play at Air Force, took in-game guidance from his dad during the Trevians' 8-5 state quarterfinal win over Lyons.
However, suramin can be toxic, Naviaux warned, so expert medical guidance is needed.
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Origin and Etymology of guidance
First Known Use: 1590
GUIDANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of guidance for English Language Learners
: help or advice that tells you what to do : the act or process of guiding someone or something
: the process of controlling the flight of something (such as a missile)
GUIDANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of guidance for Students
: help, instruction, or assistance I fumbled for my cross and was about to pray for guidance … — Avi, Crispin
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