|1.||[ noun ] something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action|
|Synonyms:||direction counseling counselling counsel|
|Related terms:||message tip guideline cynosure career_counseling genetic_counseling guideline marriage_counseling advise|
|2.||[ noun ] the act of guiding or showing the way|
|Related terms:||management steer|
|3.||[ noun ] the act of setting and holding a course|
"a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
|Related terms:||control aim navigation celestial_guidance driving command_guidance inertial_guidance terrestrial_guidance guide|