Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun guidance

3 senses of guidance

Sense 1
guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction -- (something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action)
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 2
guidance, steering -- (the act of guiding or showing the way)
       => management, direction -- (the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?")

Sense 3
steering, guidance, direction -- (the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king")
       => control -- (the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable")

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