Synonyms and Antonyms of lodestar
a guiding or motivating purpose or principle a society seemingly with unbridled greed as its only lodestar Synonyms cynosure, direction, focus, compass (also loadstar), polestarRelated Words benchmark, criterion, grade, mark, measure, par, standard, touchstone, yardstick; aim, ambition, aspiration, dream, goal, intention, object, objective, purpose, target
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