(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. milepost, pointer, blaze. See direction.

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  • guidepost — index landmark (conspicuous object) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • guidepost — also guide post, 1761, from GUIDE (Cf. guide) (v.) + POST (Cf. post) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • guidepost — [gīd′pōst΄] n. 1. a post with a sign and directions for travelers, placed at a roadside or crossroads 2. anything that serves as a guide, standard, example, etc.; guideline …   English World dictionary

  • guidepost — noun Date: 1738 1. indication, sign 2. guideline b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • guidepost — /guyd pohst /, n. 1. a post, usually mounted on the roadside or at the intersection of two or more roads, bearing a sign for the guidance of travelers. 2. anything serving as a guide; guideline. [1755 65; GUIDE + POST1] * * * …   Universalium

  • guidepost — noun a) a signpost b) anything that provides guidance; a guideline …   Wiktionary

  • guidepost — Synonyms and related words: arrow, blaze, compass needle, direction, direction post, finger post, fist, guide, guideboard, hand, hour hand, index, index finger, lead, lubber line, milepost, minute hand, needle, pointer, signboard, signpost …   Moby Thesaurus

  • guidepost — n. signpost, road sign indicating distance or direction; something which acts as a guide …   English contemporary dictionary

  • guidepost — noun archaic term for signpost …   English new terms dictionary

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