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guidance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of guidance

  1. 1 an opinion suggesting a wise or proper course of action <sought career guidance from the college counselor> Synonyms adjuration, admonishment, admonition, counsel, advice, inputRelated Words recommendation, suggestion; hint, pointer, tip; data, feedback, information; answer, solution; advisement, consideration, thought; alarm (also alarum), alert, caution, cautioning, expostulation, forewarning, remonstrance, remonstration, urging, warning; judgment (or judgement), observation, verdict; assistance, briefing, coaching, direction, instruction, mentoring, priming, prompting, teaching, tutoring; interference, kibitzing (also kibbitzing), meddling; moralizing, pontificating, preaching; exhortation, lecture, lesson, sermon, speech

  2. 2 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something <felt secure under the president's cautious guidance of foreign affairs> Synonyms administration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, government, conduct, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervisionRelated Words generalship, leadership, rulership; agency; aegis (also egis), custody, guardianship, keeping, lap, protection, safekeeping, trust, tutelage, ward; engineering, logistics, machination, manipulation; coadministration, codirection, comanagement

  3. 3 the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control <an adviser who undertakes the guidance of his students' academic careers> Synonyms care, charge, supervision, headship, oversight, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, surveillanceRelated Words monitoring, observance, observation, observing, policing; administration, control, direction, generalship, hand(s), management, running; leadership, piloting, shepherding, steering; government, reign, rule; aegis (also egis), auspices, guardianship, protection, trusteeship, tutelage



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