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lead1

lead1

 
 
pronunciation:
lid
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part of speech: verb
inflections: leads, leading, led
definition 1: to direct someone; guide.
He led us through the hotel to our room.
synonyms:
conduct, guide
similar words:
direct, escort
definition 2: to command or direct the activities of a group of people.
The president led the nation during a difficult time.He led the orchestra for many years.
synonyms:
command
similar words:
conduct, control, govern, manage, order, rule
definition 3: to have the most active or controlling part in some activity.
Who will lead the meeting today?
synonyms:
direct
similar words:
conduct, control, govern, manage, rule, run
definition 4: to be first among others.
Look! Your horse is leading in the race!
similar words:
rank, rule
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