lead

Noun
  • An advantage held by a competitor in a race (synset 105164526)
  • A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element
    Bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey (synset 114667645)
  • Evidence pointing to a possible solution (synset 105835238)
  • A position of being the initiator of something and an example that others will follow (especially in the phrase `take the lead') (synset 101259362)
  • The angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile) (synset 113915822)
  • The introductory section of a story (synset 106281532)
  • (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning (synset 113617665)
  • An actor who plays a principal role (synset 110668135)
  • (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base (synset 108609721)
  • An indication of potential opportunity (synset 106664322)
  • A news story of major importance (synset 106281845)
  • The timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine (synset 105058239)
  • Restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal (synset 103658258)
  • Thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing (synset 103656591)
  • Mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness
    The marking substance in a pencil (synset 103656410)
  • A jumper that consists of a short piece of wire (synset 103610056)
  • The playing of a card to start a trick in bridge (synset 101258857)
Verb
  • Take somebody somewhere (synset 202003830)
  • Produce as a result or residue (synset 202641740)
  • Tend to or result in (synset 202642040)
  • Travel in front of
    Go in advance of others (synset 202003455)
  • Cause to undertake a certain action (synset 200773677)
  • Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope
    Run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point (synset 202691775)
  • Be in charge of (synset 202445109)
  • Be ahead of others
    Be the first (synset 202693227)
  • Be conducive to (synset 202561616)
  • Lead, as in the performance of a composition (synset 201736802)
  • Lead, extend, or afford access (synset 202692313)
  • Move ahead (of others) in time or space (synset 202003250)
  • Cause something to pass or lead somewhere (synset 202692467)
  • Preside over (synset 200815452)

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