Definition of "guidance" []

  • The act or process of guiding. (noun)
  • Counseling, such as that provided for students seeking advice about vocational and educational matters. (noun)
  • Any of various processes for guiding the path of a vehicle or missile, by means of built-in equipment. (noun)
  • Leadership, instruction, or direction (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Counselling or advice on educational, vocational, or psychological matters (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • Something that guides (noun)
  • Any process by which the flight path of a missile is controlled in flight (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "guidance" in a sentence
  • "Over the last six or nine months, your basic -- I wouldn't use the word guidance because that's a little too strong, but your overview of how we should think about your business is essentially keep the trends flat for what we're seeing over the last few quarters."
  • "The word guidance is significantly absent from the"
  • "So, I would say, and I think, Tim, mentioned this, the second half of the year, I think, you will see a pretty big jump versus, you know, short term guidance."