Definition of lead

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  • lead

    noun attribute

    an advantage held by a competitor in a race

  • lead

    noun substance

    a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey

  • lead

    noun cognition

    evidence pointing to a possible solution

  • lead

    noun act

    a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead')

  • lead

    noun shape

    the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)

  • lead

    noun communication

    the introductory section of a story

  • lead

    noun quantity

    (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning

  • star

    noun person

    an actor who plays a principal role

  • lead

    noun location

    (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base

  • tip

    noun communication

    an indication of potential opportunity

  • lead

    noun communication

    a news story of major importance

  • spark advance

    noun attribute

    the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine

  • leash

    noun artifact

    restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal

  • lead

    noun artifact

    thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing

  • lead

    noun artifact

    mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil

  • jumper cable

    noun artifact

    a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire

  • lead

    noun act

    the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge

  • lead

    verb motion

    take somebody somewhere

  • leave

    verb stative

    have as a result or residue

  • lead

    verb stative

    tend to or result in

  • lead

    verb motion

    travel in front of; go in advance of others

  • lead

    verb communication

    cause to undertake a certain action

  • run

    verb stative

    stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point

  • head

    verb social

    be in charge of

  • lead

    verb stative

    be ahead of others; be the first

  • contribute

    verb social

    be conducive to

  • conduct

    verb creation

    lead, as in the performance of a composition; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"

  • go

    verb stative

    lead, extend, or afford access

  • precede

    verb motion

    move ahead (of others) in time or space

  • run

    verb stative

    cause something to pass or lead somewhere

  • moderate

    verb communication

    preside over

Words that start with lead

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Suffixes of lead