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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 of guidance adjuration, admonishment, admonition, counsel, advice, inputWords Related to guidance 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 of guidance administration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, government, conduct, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervisionWords Related to guidance 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 of guidance care, charge, supervision, headship, oversight, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, surveillanceWords Related to guidance 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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