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"lead" Meaning in English

1. a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
Part of speech : noun
Example : it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads
2. the introductory section of a story
Part of speech : noun
Example : it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter
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3. an actor who plays a principal role
Part of speech : noun
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4. move ahead (of others) in time or space
Part of speech : verb
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5. travel in front of
Part of speech : verb
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6. take somebody somewhere
Part of speech : verb
Example : We lead the prisoner to our chief.
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7. be in charge of
Part of speech : verb
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8. be conducive to
Part of speech : verb
Example : The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing
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9. have as a result or residue
Part of speech : verb
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10. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope
Part of speech : verb
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11. lead, extend, or afford access
Part of speech : verb
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12. cause something to pass or lead somewhere
Part of speech : verb
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13. be ahead of others
Part of speech : verb
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14. mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness
Part of speech : noun
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15. thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
Part of speech : noun
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16. restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
Part of speech : noun
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17. the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine
Part of speech : noun
18. evidence pointing to a possible solution
Part of speech : noun
Example : the police are following a promising lead
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19. a news story of major importance
Part of speech : noun
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20. an indication of potential opportunity
Part of speech : noun
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21. preside over
Part of speech : verb
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22. lead, as in the performance of a composition
Part of speech : verb
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23. tend to or result in
Part of speech : verb
Example : This remark lead to further arguments among the guests
24. the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge
Part of speech : noun
Example : the lead was in the dummy
25. a position of leadership, especially in the phrase 'take the lead'
Part of speech : noun
Example : They take the lead in any group.
26. an advantage held by a competitor in a race
Part of speech : noun
Example : The runner took the lead at the last turn.
27. in baseball or softball, the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base
Part of speech : noun
Example : The baserunner took a long lead off first.
28. (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning
Part of speech : noun
29. the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
Part of speech : noun
30. a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element
Part of speech : noun
31. cause to undertake a certain action
Part of speech : verb

Translation for "lead"

lead meaning in Spanish : dirigir
  • lead meaning in German : führen
  • lead meaning in Japanese : 鉛
  • lead meaning in Turkish : öncülük etmek
  • lead meaning in Chinese : 铅
  • lead meaning in Arabic : قيادة
  • lead meaning in Polish : prowadzić
  • lead meaning in Hindi : नेतृत्व
  • lead meaning in French : conduire
  • lead meaning in Russian : вести
  • lead meaning in Tamil : வழிவகுக்கும்
  • lead meaning in Telugu : దారి
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