guideline

guideline
Synonyms and related words:
Procrustean law, approach, arrangement, attack, blueprint, blueprinting, calculation, canon, charting, code, commandment, conception, contrivance, convention, criterion, design, device, dictum, disposition, enterprise, envisagement, figuring, foresight, forethought, form, formality, formula, formulary, game, general principle, golden rule, graphing, ground plan, guidelines, guiding principle, idea, imperative, intention, law, law of nature, layout, lineup, long-range plan, mapping, master plan, maxim, method, methodology, mitzvah, moral, norm, norma, operations research, order of nature, ordinance, organization, plan, planning, planning function, prearrangement, prescribed form, prescription, principium, principle, procedure, program, program of action, rationalization, regulation, rubric, rule, schedule, schema, schematism, schematization, scheme, scheme of arrangement, set form, settled principle, setup, standard, standing order, strategic plan, strategy, system, systematization, tactical plan, tactics, tenet, the big picture, the picture, universal law, way, working plan, working principle, working rule

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  • Guideline — is the NATO reporting name for the Soviet SA 2 surface to air missile. A guideline is any document that aims to streamline particular processes according to a set routine. By definition, following a guideline is never mandatory (protocol would be …   Wikipedia

  • guideline — n. hypen is changed from WN: adjust hier. a formal rule describing how a situation must be handled; used as a direction to administrators from superiors. Syn: guidelines. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guideline — I noun advisory limitation, boundary, guide, indication, limit, limitation, parameter, perimeter, restriction II index code Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • guideline — (n.) 1785, line marked on a surface before cutting, from GUIDE (Cf. guide) + LINE (Cf. line) (n.). Meaning rope for steering a hot air balloon is from 1846. In figurative use by 1948. Related: Guidelines …   Etymology dictionary

  • guideline — [n] direction clue, code, ground rule, guidance, guide, instruction, key, mark, marker, precept, protocol, rule, signal, standard procedure; concepts 271,274 …   New thesaurus

  • guideline — ► NOUN ▪ a general rule, principle, or piece of advice …   English terms dictionary

  • guideline — ☆ guideline [gīd′līn΄] n. a standard or principle by which to make a judgment or determine a policy or course of action …   English World dictionary

  • guideline — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, good, helpful, practical, useful ▪ basic (esp. AmE), broad, general, simple …   Collocations dictionary

  • Guideline — Guidelines Les Guidelines, en français lignes directrices , sont des textes émis par des autorités compétentes pour aider un demandeur à se conformer à une réglementation. On rencontre par exemple des Guidelines dans l Industrie pharmaceutique,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • guideline — 01. The government has recently issued [guidelines] on the teaching of ethics in the schools. 02. The university has very clear [guidelines] regarding the conduct of teachers towards students. 03. These are not strict rules. They are merely some… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • guideline — guide|line [ˈgaıdlaın] n [C usually plural] 1.) rules or instructions about the best way to do something guideline for ▪ a new set of guidelines for teachers guideline on ▪ guidelines on the employment of children draw up/issue guidelines ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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