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Meaning of word lead from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

lead   noun

Meaning : An advantage held by a competitor in a race.

Example : He took the lead at the last turn.

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : atomic number 82, pb

Meaning : Evidence pointing to a possible solution.

Example : The police are following a promising lead.
The trail led straight to the perpetrator.

Synonyms : track, trail

Meaning : A position of being the initiator of something and an example that others will follow (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.

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

Meaning : The introductory section of a story.

Example : It was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter.

Synonyms : lead-in, lede

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

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


Meaning : An actor who plays a principal role.

Synonyms : principal, star

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

Example : He took a long lead off first.

Meaning : An indication of potential opportunity.

Example : He got a tip on the stock market.
A good lead for a job.

Synonyms : confidential information, hint, steer, tip, wind

Meaning : A news story of major importance.

Synonyms : lead story

Meaning : The timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine.

Synonyms : spark advance

Meaning : Restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal.

Synonyms : leash, tether

पशु बाँधने की रस्सी।

बैल का पगहा टूट गया है।
पगहा, पगा, पघा

Meaning : Thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing.

Synonyms : leading

Meaning : Mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness. The marking substance in a pencil.

Synonyms : pencil lead

पेन्सिल के अंदर की वह रंगीन वस्तु जिससे लिखा जाता है।

लेड बनाने के लिए मिट्टी और ग्रेफाईट को एक साथ पीसकर पानी में मिलाते हैं।

Meaning : A jumper that consists of a short piece of wire.

Example : It was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads.

Synonyms : booster cable, jumper cable, jumper lead

Meaning : The playing of a card to start a trick in bridge.

Example : The lead was in the dummy.

lead   verb

Meaning : Take somebody somewhere.

Example : We lead him to our chief.
Can you take me to the main entrance?.
He conducted us to the palace.

Synonyms : conduct, direct, guide, take

Meaning : Produce as a result or residue.

Example : The water left a mark on the silk dress.
Her blood left a stain on the napkin.

Synonyms : leave, result

Meaning : Tend to or result in.

Example : This remark lead to further arguments among the guests.

Meaning : Travel in front of. Go in advance of others.

Example : The procession was headed by John.

Synonyms : head

Meaning : Cause to undertake a certain action.

Example : Her greed led her to forge the checks.

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : extend, go, pass, run

Meaning : Be in charge of.

Example : Who is heading this project?.

Synonyms : head

Meaning : Be ahead of others. Be the first.

Example : She topped her class every year.

Synonyms : top

Meaning : Be conducive to.

Example : The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing.

Synonyms : conduce, contribute

Meaning : Lead, as in the performance of a composition.

Example : Conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years.

Synonyms : conduct, direct

Meaning : Lead, extend, or afford access.

Example : This door goes to the basement.
The road runs South.

Synonyms : go

फैला होना या उपयोग के रूप में होना।

यह रास्ता कहाँ जाता है।

Meaning : Move ahead (of others) in time or space.

Synonyms : precede

To travel behind, go after, come after.

The ducklings followed their mother around the pond.
Please follow the guide through the museum.

Meaning : Cause something to pass or lead somewhere.

Example : Run the wire behind the cabinet.

Synonyms : run

Meaning : Preside over.

Example : John moderated the discussion.

Synonyms : chair, moderate


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