Definition of Guidepost

1. Noun. A rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior.

Exact synonyms: Guideline, Rule Of Thumb
Generic synonyms: Regulation, Rule



2. Noun. A post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way.
Exact synonyms: Signpost
Generic synonyms: Sign
Specialized synonyms: Fingerboard, Fingerpost
Derivative terms: Signpost

Definition of Guidepost

1. n. A post at the fork of a road, with a guideboard on it, to direct travelers.

Definition of Guidepost

1. Noun. a signpost ¹

2. Noun. (context: by extension) anything that provides guidance; a guideline ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Guidepost

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guidepost

guidebookish
guidebooks
guided
guided capitalism
guided missile
guided missile cruiser
guided missile destroyer
guided missile frigate
guided tissue regeneration
guideless
guidelike
guideline
guideline adherence
guidelineless
guidelines
guidepost (current term)
guideposts
guider
guideress
guideresses
guiders
guides
guideth
guideway
guideways
guidewheel
guidewheels
guidewire
guideword
guidewords

Literary usage of Guidepost

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1. California: Las Vegas, Reno, Baja California by John Gottberg (1999)
"Sights 83 Monterey Bay and Big Sur 84 guidepost: Hotels. Restaurants, Sights 89 CITIES IN THE SUN Los Angeles 92 guidepost: Hotels. ..."

2. The Lady of Dardale and Other Poems by Horace Eaton Walker (1886)
"THE OLD guidepost. I mind me how the old guidepost Had stood for many a day, Just where the two roads meet and part, And either slopes away; ..."

3. Results of Primary Triangulation and Primary Traverse: Fiscal Year 1904-05 by Samuel Stinson Gannett (1905)
"Road southwest, 21 feet south to guidepost, 18 feet southwest to east end of culvert .. Katz Mill, east end of iron bridge over Little Conewago Creek . ..."

4. India by Shalini Saran (1998)
"... Restaurants, Sights 78 I larvami and Punjab 80 guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants ... and Kashmir 100 Ladakh and Zanskar 105 guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, ..."

5. Berlin and Potsdam by Eva Apraku (2001)
"EXPERIENCING BERLIN Shopping in Berlin l56 guidepost: Shopping l59 Berlin's Museums: The World in a Room l6l guidepost: Museums l67 Oases of Nature: ..."

6. Missions: American Baptist International Magazine by Woman's American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1911)
"A guidepost, not a Goal THAT is an idea to fix firmly in the mind. ... The guidepost points the way to the goal. He who stops at the guidepost will not ..."

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