What does guiding mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guidingadjective

    exerting control or influence

    "a guiding principle"

  2. directing, directional, directive, guidingadjective

    showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on

    "felt his mother's directing arm around him"; "the directional role of science on industrial progress"


  1. guiding

    Guiding refers to the process of leading, directing, influencing or advising someone or a group in making decisions, or choosing certain actions or behavior, often based on knowledge, experience, or established standards. This could be applicable in various contexts such as education, mentorship, coaching, counseling, and navigation, among others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guiding

    of Guide

Editors Contribution

  1. guidingverb

    Verb form of the word guide.

    The guiding feeling was of unity of purpose and direction.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of guiding in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of guiding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of guiding in a Sentence

  1. Michael Nelson:

    Dropping state protections for wolves right now would suggest that politics, rather than science and law, are guiding wildlife management decisions in Oregon.

  2. Chief Executive Paul Chaplin:

    There are pre-interim analyses that have been agreed with the FDA (U.S. Food and Drugs Administration). That could, of course, trigger earlier data, but we're not really guiding when they will occur.

  3. Herry Brook:

    assignment help Your compass through the labyrinth of learning, guiding you to success one task at a time. 

  4. Limbaugh Show producer James Golden:

    Here you have a woman who’s an immigrant from Jamaica, proudly is an African-American woman who immigrated to this country, served in the US Marines and credits [ them ] with being a guiding light for her in helping her develop her leadership skills, her dad immigrated to this country with $ 1.75 in his pocket and became successful through hard work – The Democrat response to that … was to call this proud Black African-American immigrant from Jamaica a ‘ White supremacist ’ so that it could fit their narrative of what was taking place in Chantilly Virginia.

  5. Asher DeMetz:

    The city of Baltimore should have been prepared with a recovery strategy and been able to recover within much much less time. That time would be dictated by a risk assessment guiding how long they can afford to be down, they shoud have been ready, especially after the previous attack, to recover from ransomware.

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