Synonyms and Antonyms of guidelines
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.
blueprints, canons, formulas (or formulae), guides, standards
bylaws, ground rules, regs, regulations, rules
codes, constitutions, decalogues, directories
acts, laws, ordinances, statutes
behests, charges, commands, commandments, decrees, dictates, directions, directives, edicts, fiats, instructions, orders
axioms, fundamentals, maxims, precepts
morals, principles, values
bans, interdictions, prohibitions, proscriptions, restrictions
conventions, customs, habits, manners, mores, practices (also practises), traditions, ways