Synonyms and Antonyms of guideline
something usually in writing that shows or tells how something should be done
- The government has issued new guidelines for following a healthy and balanced diet.
- Here are some basic guidelines for helping you choose a dishwasher.
blueprint, canon, formula, guide, standard
bylaw, ground rule, reg, regulation, rule
code, constitution, decalogue, directory
act, law, ordinance, statute
behest, charge, command, commandment, decree, dictate, direction, directive, edict, fiat, instruction, order
axiom, fundamental, maxim, precept
moral, principle, value
ban, interdiction, prohibition, proscription, restriction
convention, custom, habit, manners, mores, practice (also practise), tradition, way