Dictionary Results for leading|
1. leading - noun
· thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
Hypernym(s): strip, slip
2. leading - noun
· the activity of leading; "his leadership inspired the team"
3. lead - verb
· take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
Synonym(s): take, direct, conduct, guide
4. lead - verb
· produce as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
Synonym(s): leave, result
Hypernym(s): produce, bring_about, give_rise
5. lead - verb
· tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"
Hypernym(s): leave, result, lead
6. lead - verb
· travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John"
Hypernym(s): precede, lead
7. lead - verb
· cause to undertake a certain action; "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
Hypernym(s): induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make
8. lead - verb
· stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
Synonym(s): run, go, pass, extend
9. lead - verb
· be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?"
10. lead - verb
· be ahead of others; be the first; "she topped her class every year"
11. lead - verb
· be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing"
Synonym(s): contribute, conduce
Hypernym(s): promote, advance, boost, further, encourage
12. lead - verb
· lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
Synonym(s): conduct, direct
Hypernym(s): perform, execute, do
13. lead - verb
· lead, extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the basement"; "The road runs South"
14. lead - verb
· move ahead (of others) in time or space
Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote
15. lead - verb
· cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet"
Hypernym(s): pass, make_pass
16. lead - verb
· preside over; "John moderated the discussion"
Synonym(s): moderate, chair
Hypernym(s): hash_out, discuss, talk_over
17. leading - adjective
· indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"
Synonym(s): prima, star, starring, stellar
18. leading - adjective
· greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement; "our greatest statesmen"; "the country's leading poet"; "a preeminent archeologist"
19. leading - adjective
· going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way; "we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology"
20. leading - adjective
· having the leading position or higher score in a contest; "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race"
Synonym(s): ahead, in_the_lead
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