1. [ adjective ] showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
Synonyms: directing directive directional

"felt his mother's directing arm around him" "the directional role of science on industrial progress"

Related terms: leading
2. [ adjective ] exerting control or influence

"a guiding principle"

Related terms: leading
3. [ noun ] the act of guiding or showing the way
Synonyms: guidance steering
Related terms: management steer
Similar spelling:   guidance