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Detailed Synonyms for leader in English

leader:

leader [the ~] noun

  1. the leader
    the leader; the headman; the centurion; the chief; the captain; the commander
  2. the leader
    the mentor; the guide; the leader
  3. the leader
    the chairman; the president; the leader; the manager; the chief; the captain; the commander
  4. the leader
    the tendon; the sinew; the leader
  5. the leader
    the boss; the master; the principal; the chief; the leader
  6. the leader
    the leader
  7. the leader
    the superior; the chief; the head; the boss; the leader
  8. the leader
    the tribal chief; the head; the chieftain; the chief; the leader
  9. the leader
  10. the leader
    – a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers 1
    the leader; the loss leader; the drawing card
    – a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers 1
  11. the leader
    – a person who rules or guides or inspires others 1
    the leader
    – a person who rules or guides or inspires others 1
  12. the leader
    – A line or row of characters used to lead the eye from a data label to a data point, or from a callout to the appropriate part of an illustration. 2
    the leader; the leader line
    – A line or row of characters used to lead the eye from a data label to a data point, or from a callout to the appropriate part of an illustration. 2
  13. the leader
    – A teleconferencing participant who can activate and deactivate a phone conference. 2
    the leader
    – A teleconferencing participant who can activate and deactivate a phone conference. 2
  14. the leader
    – A video that plays before the main video begins. 2
    the leader; the leading video; the leader video; the leader clip; the leading clip
    – A video that plays before the main video begins. 2

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Related Definitions for "leader":

  1. a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers1
  2. a person who rules or guides or inspires others1
  3. A line or row of characters used to lead the eye from a data label to a data point, or from a callout to the appropriate part of an illustration.2
  4. A teleconferencing participant who can activate and deactivate a phone conference.2
  5. A video that plays before the main video begins.2

leader form of lead:

to lead verb (leads, led, leading)

  1. to lead
    to lead; to guide; to direct; point the direction
  2. to lead
    to lead; to preside; to direct; to command
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • preside verb (presides, presided, presiding)
    • direct verb (directs, directed, directing)
    • command verb (commands, commanded, commanding)
  3. to lead
    to guide; to lead; point the direction
  4. to lead
    to lead; glaze with lead
  5. to lead
    – cause to undertake a certain action 1
    to lead
    – cause to undertake a certain action 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
      • Her greed led her to forge the checks1
  6. to lead
    – preside over 1
    to lead; to moderate; to chair
    – preside over 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • moderate verb (moderates, moderated, moderating)
      • John moderated the discussion1
    • chair verb (chairs, chaired, chairing)
  7. to lead
    – lead, as in the performance of a composition 1
    to conduct; to lead; to direct
    – lead, as in the performance of a composition 1
    • conduct verb (conducts, conducted, conducting)
      • conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • direct verb (directs, directed, directing)
  8. to lead
    – move ahead (of others) in time or space 1
    to lead; to precede
    – move ahead (of others) in time or space 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • precede verb (precedes, preceded, preceding)
  9. to lead
    – travel in front of; go in advance of others 1
    to lead; to head
    – travel in front of; go in advance of others 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • head verb (heads, headed, heading)
      • The procession was headed by John1
  10. to lead
    – take somebody somewhere 1
    to conduct; to lead; to take; to guide; to direct
    – take somebody somewhere 1
    • conduct verb (conducts, conducted, conducting)
      • He conducted us to the palace1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
      • We lead him to our chief1
    • take verb (takes, took, taking)
      • can you take me to the main entrance?1
    • guide verb (guides, guided, guiding)
    • direct verb (directs, directed, directing)
  11. to lead
    – be in charge of 1
    to lead; to head
    – be in charge of 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • head verb (heads, headed, heading)
      • Who is heading this project?1
  12. to lead
    – be conducive to 1
    to lead; to contribute; conduce
    – be conducive to 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
      • The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing1
    • contribute verb (contributes, contributed, contributing)
    • conduce verb
  13. to lead
    – have as a result or residue 1
    to lead; to leave; to result
    – have as a result or residue 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • leave verb (leaves, left, leaving)
      • The water left a mark on the silk dress1
      • Her blood left a stain on the napkin1
    • result verb (results, resulted, resulting)
  14. to lead
    – tend to or result in 1
    to lead
    – tend to or result in 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
      • This remark lead to further arguments among the guests1
  15. to lead
    – stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point 1
    to extend; to lead; to run; to go; to pass
    – stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point 1
    • extend verb (extends, extended, extending)
      • My memory extends back to my fourth year of life1
      • The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
      • His knowledge doesn't go very far1
    • run verb (runs, ran, running)
      • Service runs all the way to Cranbury1
    • go verb (goes, went, going)
      • His knowledge doesn't go very far1
    • pass verb (passes, passed, passing)
  16. to lead
    – lead, extend, or afford access 1
    to lead; to go
    – lead, extend, or afford access 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • go verb (goes, went, going)
      • This door goes to the basement1
  17. to lead
    – cause something to pass or lead somewhere 1
    to lead; to run
    – cause something to pass or lead somewhere 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • run verb (runs, ran, running)
  18. to lead
    – be ahead of others; be the first 1
    to lead; to top
    – be ahead of others; be the first 1
    • lead verb (leads, led, leading)
    • top verb (tops, topped, topping)
      • she topped her class every year1

Conjugations for lead:

present
  1. lead
  2. lead
  3. leads
  4. lead
  5. lead
  6. lead
simple past
  1. led
  2. led
  3. led
  4. led
  5. led
  6. led
present perfect
  1. have led
  2. have led
  3. has led
  4. have led
  5. have led
  6. have led
past continuous
  1. was leading
  2. were leading
  3. was leading
  4. were leading
  5. were leading
  6. were leading
future
  1. shall lead
  2. will lead
  3. will lead
  4. shall lead
  5. will lead
  6. will lead
continuous present
  1. am leading
  2. are leading
  3. is leading
  4. are leading
  5. are leading
  6. are leading
subjunctive
  1. be led
  2. be led
  3. be led
  4. be led
  5. be led
  6. be led
diverse
  1. lead!
  2. let's lead!
  3. led
  4. leading
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

lead [the ~] noun

  1. the lead
    the lead; the heavy metal
  2. the lead
    the lead
  3. the lead
    the tip; the hint; the pointer; the lead; the tip-off; the cue; the clue
  4. the lead
    the lead; the cable; the wire; the ripcord
  5. the lead
    the leading; the taking the lead; the lead; the command; the front position
  6. the lead
    the starting point; the indication; the lead; the pointer; the suggestion
  7. the lead
    the clue; the lead; the tip; the hint
  8. the lead
    – the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge 1
    the lead
    – the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge 1
    • lead [the ~] noun
      • the lead was in the dummy1
  9. the lead
    – a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead') 1
    the lead
    – a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead') 1
    • lead [the ~] noun
      • he takes the lead in any group1
      • we were just waiting for someone to take the lead1
      • they didn't follow our lead1
  10. the lead
    – a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire 1
    the lead; the jumper lead; the booster cable; the jumper cable
    – a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire 1
  11. the lead
    – mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil 1
    the lead; the pencil lead
    – mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil 1
  12. the lead
    – thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing 1
    the lead; the leading
    – thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing 1
  13. the lead
    – restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal 1
    the lead; the leash; the tether
    – restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal 1
  14. the lead
    – the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine 1
    the lead; the spark advance
    – the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine 1
  15. the lead
    – an advantage held by a competitor in a race 1
    the lead
    – an advantage held by a competitor in a race 1
    • lead [the ~] noun
      • he took the lead at the last turn1
  16. the lead
    – evidence pointing to a possible solution 1
    the lead; the track; the trail
    – evidence pointing to a possible solution 1
    • lead [the ~] noun
      • the police are following a promising lead1
      • the trail led straight to the perpetrator1
    • track [the ~] noun
    • trail [the ~] noun
      • the trail led straight to the perpetrator1
  17. the lead
    – the introductory section of a story 1
    the lead; the lead-in; the lede
    – the introductory section of a story 1
    • lead [the ~] noun
    • lead-in [the ~] noun
      • it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter1
    • lede [the ~] noun
  18. the lead
    – a news story of major importance 1
    the lead; the lead story
    – a news story of major importance 1
  19. the lead
    – an indication of potential opportunity 1
    the lead; the tip; the steer; the wind; the hint; the confidential information
    – an indication of potential opportunity 1
  20. the lead
    – (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base 1
    the lead
    – (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base 1
    • lead [the ~] noun
      • he took a long lead off first1
  21. the lead
    – an actor who plays a principal role 1
    the lead; the principal; the star
    – an actor who plays a principal role 1
  22. the lead
    – (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning 1
    the lead
    – (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning 1
  23. the lead
    – the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile) 1
    the lead
    – the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile) 1
  24. the lead
    – a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey 1
    the lead; the atomic number 82; the Pb
    – a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey 1
    • lead [the ~] noun
      • the children were playing with lead soldiers1
    • atomic number 82 [the ~] noun
    • Pb [the ~] noun
  25. the lead
    – A potential customer who must be contacted by a salesperson and either qualified or disqualified as a sales opportunity. Leads will be converted into accounts, contacts, or opportunities if they are qualified. Otherwise they are deleted or archived. 2
    the lead; the sales lead; the customer lead
    – A potential customer who must be contacted by a salesperson and either qualified or disqualified as a sales opportunity. Leads will be converted into accounts, contacts, or opportunities if they are qualified. Otherwise they are deleted or archived. 2

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Antonyms for "lead":


Related Definitions for "lead":

  1. the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge1
    • the lead was in the dummy1
  2. a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead')1
    • he takes the lead in any group1
    • we were just waiting for someone to take the lead1
    • they didn't follow our lead1
  3. a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire1
    • it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads1
  4. mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil1
  5. thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing1
  6. restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal1
  7. the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine1
  8. an advantage held by a competitor in a race1
    • he took the lead at the last turn1
  9. evidence pointing to a possible solution1
    • the police are following a promising lead1
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator1
  10. the introductory section of a story1
  11. a news story of major importance1
  12. an indication of potential opportunity1
    • a good lead for a job1
  13. (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base1
    • he took a long lead off first1
  14. an actor who plays a principal role1
  15. (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning1
  16. the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)1
  17. a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey1
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers1
  18. cause to undertake a certain action1
    • Her greed led her to forge the checks1
  19. preside over1
  20. lead, as in the performance of a composition1
  21. move ahead (of others) in time or space1
  22. travel in front of; go in advance of others1
  23. take somebody somewhere1
    • We lead him to our chief1
  24. be in charge of1
  25. be conducive to1
    • The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing1
  26. have as a result or residue1
  27. tend to or result in1
    • This remark lead to further arguments among the guests1
  28. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point1
    • His knowledge doesn't go very far1
  29. lead, extend, or afford access1
  30. cause something to pass or lead somewhere1
  31. be ahead of others; be the first1
  32. A potential customer who must be contacted by a salesperson and either qualified or disqualified as a sales opportunity. Leads will be converted into accounts, contacts, or opportunities if they are qualified. Otherwise they are deleted or archived.2

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