guidepost guidepost  /ˈɡaɪd ˌpoʊst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior
  2. (n) a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Block has long since wearied of the fact that the guideposts hampered both management and labor, and appeared to apply more to some industries than to others.
  2. From that point on he didn't read the speech, he only used it as a guidepost.
  3. The best way to explain how ROWE works is to look at our 13 guideposts.

News

  1. Tony Stewart says Jason Leffler 'great racer, better friend'

    Tony Stewart (right), shown here talking with Jason Leffler in 2005, says he and Leffler shared a passion for open-wheel racing. / Will Lester, AP Tony Stewart, whose career path was the guidepost for Jason Leffler into NASCAR, was among many drivers reflecting Thursday on the legacy of Leffler, who was killed in a sprint car crash Wednesday night.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

  2. Stewart calls Leffler 'great racer, better friend'

    Tony Stewart, whose career path was the guidepost for Jason Leffler into NASCAR, was among many drivers reflecting Thursday on the legacy of Leffler, who was killed in a sprint car crash Wednesday night.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Journal & Courier

Quotes

  1. "President Ford was an honest man with courage and conviction," the younger Bush stated. "He provided reassurance during times of uncertainty, and his thoughtful leadership was a guidepost for a nation at war. President Ford will be...
    on Dec 27, 2006 By: President Bush Source: The News-Press

  2. "There are a range of steps that could be taken on the part of the Cuban government," Mr Obama added. "My guidepost in US-Cuba policy is going to be how can we encourage Cuba to be respectful of the rights of its people."
    on Apr 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Independent

  3. "We've had no successes so far and we really have to assess the capacity of the government to move forward, and that is our guidepost. It's not about an election per se, it's about the best way to deliver for Canadians," Kennedy said.
    on Jun 12, 2009 By: Gerard Kennedy Source: CTV.ca

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