Definisi 'lead'
English to English
noun
1 an advantage held by a competitor in a race
Example:
• he took the lead at the last turn
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2 a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
Example:
• the children were playing with lead soldiers
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3 evidence pointing to a possible solution
Example:
• the police are following a promising lead
• the trail led straight to the perpetrator
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4 a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead')
Example:
• he takes the lead in any group
• we were just waiting for someone to take the lead
• they didn't follow our lead
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5 the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
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6 the introductory section of a story
Example:
• it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter
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7 (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning
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8 an actor who plays a principal role
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9 (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base
Example:
• he took a long lead off first
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10 an indication of potential opportunity
Example:
• he got a tip on the stock market
• a good lead for a job
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11 a news story of major importance
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12 the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine
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13 restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
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14 thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
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15 mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil
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16 a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
Example:
• it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads
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17 the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge
Example:
• the lead was in the dummy
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18 One of the elements, a heavy, pliable, inelastic metal, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished. It is both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity, and is used for tubes, sheets, bullets, etc. Its specific gravity is 11.37. It is easily fusible, forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic weight, 206.4. Symbol Pb (L. Plumbum). It is chiefly obtained from the mineral galena, lead sulphide.
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19 The act of leading or conducting; guidance; direction; as, to take the lead; to be under the lead of another.
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20 The announcement by one voice part of a theme to be repeated by the other parts.
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verb
21 take somebody somewhere
Example:
• We lead him to our chief
• can you take me to the main entrance?
• He conducted us to the palace
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22 have as a result or residue
Example:
• The water left a mark on the silk dress
• Her blood left a stain on the napkin
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23 tend to or result in
Example:
• This remark lead to further arguments among the guests
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24 travel in front of; go in advance of others
Example:
• The procession was headed by John
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25 cause to undertake a certain action
Example:
• Her greed led her to forge the checks
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26 stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
Example:
• 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
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27 be in charge of
Example:
• Who is heading this project?
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28 be ahead of others; be the first
Example:
• she topped her class every year
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29 be conducive to
Example:
• The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing
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30 lead, as in the performance of a composition
Example:
• conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years
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31 lead, extend, or afford access
Example:
• This door goes to the basement
• The road runs South
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32 move ahead (of others) in time or space
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33 cause something to pass or lead somewhere
Example:
• Run the wire behind the cabinet
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34 preside over
Example:
• John moderated the discussion
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35 To cover, fill, or affect with lead; as, continuous firing leads the grooves of a rifle.
source: webster1913
36 To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact or connection; as, a father leads a child; a jockey leads a horse with a halter; a dog leads a blind man.
source: webster1913
37 To guide or conduct, as by accompanying, going before, showing, influencing, directing with authority, etc.; to have precedence or preëminence; to be first or chief; -- used in most of the senses of lead, v. t.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
extent, best, topper, acme, elevation, deficit, precedence, precedency, precession, head, headway, follow, chair, moderate, conduct, direct, extend to, reach, touch, line, run along, leader, moderator, chairman, chairperson, baseball, baseball game, athletics, sport, music, compete, contend, vie, play, turn, leadership, leading, jumper, slip, news article, actor,
Related Word(s)
led, lead,

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