guiding guiding  /ˈɡaɪ dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) exerting control or influence
  2. (adj) showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Overnight she went from independent screenwriter and single mom to a public figure, the guiding force and creative engine for more than 200 employees.
  2. He could even prove to be a figure as historic as Fidelbut if so, it will be for guiding Cuba away from many of his brother's tragic legacies.
  3. Master poet, caustic social critic and intrepid, guiding spirit of the counterculture generation.

News

  1. Eastern Oregon unit gears up for annual summer training

    ORCHARD TRAINING AREA, Idaho — Guiding 70 tons of steel and several million dollars worth of high-tech gadgetry off a narrow railroad car on the high desert carries the potential to make anyone nervous.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: La Grande Observer

  2. Cordis Corp. Receives FDA Clearance For ADROIT Guiding Catheter - Quick Facts

    Cordis Corp. Receives FDA Clearance For ADROIT Guiding Catheter - Quick Facts
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Cordis Announces FDA Clearance of the ADROIT™ Guiding Catheter

    Cordis Corporation today announced it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration of its latest innovation in guiding catheters: the ADROITTM 6F Guiding Catheter.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The principle guiding my decisions on troop levels in Iraq is 'return on success' -- the more successful we are, the more American troops can return home," Bush said during a 17-minute prime-time address from the Oval Office. "In all we do,...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: President Bush Source: CNN International

  2. Netanyahu told the cabinet: "The principle guiding our policy is clear: to prevent war material from entering Gaza and to allow the entry of humanitarian aid and non-contraband goods."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: The Guardian

  3. BP chief executive Tony Hayward said that Mr Sutherland would be "a hard act to follow". "He has been an outstanding chairman, guiding BP through one of the most successful periods in its history"
    on Jun 24, 2009 By: Tony Hayward Source: BBC News

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