Definitions for guidanceˈgaɪd ns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

guid•anceˈgaɪd ns(n.)

  1. the act or function of guiding; leadership; direction.

  2. advice or counseling, esp. for students on educational or vocational matters.

  3. something that guides.

  4. the process by which the flight of a missile or rocket may be altered by controls located either wholly in the projectile or partly at a ground base.

    Category: Rocketry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction(noun)

    something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

  2. guidance, steering(noun)

    the act of guiding or showing the way

  3. steering, guidance, direction(noun)

    the act of setting and holding a course

    "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. guidance(noun)ˈgaɪd ns

    help and advice

    Your teacher will give you guidance on how to do this.; under the guidance of an expert

  2. guidanceˈgaɪd ns

    the controls that guide a rocket

    a missile guidance system


  1. guidance(Noun)

    the act or process of guiding

  2. guidance(Noun)

    advice or counselling on some topic

  3. guidance(Noun)

    any process or system to control the path of a vehicle, missile etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guidance(noun)

    the act or result of guiding; the superintendence or assistance of a guide; direction; government; a leading

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'guidance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3218

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'guidance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2309

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'guidance' in Nouns Frequency: #1327

Translations for guidance

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


advice towards doing something

a project prepared under the guidance of the professor.

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