Synonyms of guideline


1. guideline, line

usage: a light line that is used in lettering to help align the letters

2. road map, guideline, plan, program, programme, guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction

usage: a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action; "the president said he had a road map for normalizing relations with Vietnam"

3. guidepost, guideline, rule of thumb, rule, regulation

usage: a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior

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Definition and meaning of guideline (Dictionary)