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lead

synonym (synonym of lead)

  • (noun.substance)
    a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    evidence pointing to a possible solution (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the introductory section of a story (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an actor who plays a principal role (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an indication of potential opportunity (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a news story of major importance (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    take somebody somewhere (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    have as a result or residue (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    travel in front of; go in advance of others (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be in charge of (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be ahead of others; be the first (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be conducive to (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    lead, as in the performance of a composition (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    lead, extend, or afford access (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move ahead (of others) in time or space (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    cause something to pass or lead somewhere (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    preside over (verb.communication)
     

antonym (antonym of lead)

  • (noun.quantity)
    (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing (noun.quantity)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    to travel behind, go after, come after (verb.motion)
     

also (also)

  • stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point (verb.stative)
    to extend as far as (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be in line with; form a line along (verb.stative)
     

hypernym (lead IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base (noun.location)
    the particular portion of space occupied by something (noun.location)
     
  • (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning (noun.quantity)
    a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest (noun.quantity)
     
  • a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire (noun.artifact)
    a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance (noun.artifact)
     
  • a news story of major importance (noun.communication)
    an article reporting news (noun.communication)
     
  • a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead') (noun.act)
    the activity of leading (noun.act)
     
  • a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey (noun.substance)
    any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc. (noun.substance)
     
  • an actor who plays a principal role (noun.person)
    a theatrical performer (noun.person)
     
  • an advantage held by a competitor in a race (noun.attribute)
    the quality of having a superior or more favorable position (noun.attribute)
     
  • an indication of potential opportunity (noun.communication)
    something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action (noun.communication)
     
  • be conducive to (verb.social)
    contribute to the progress or growth of (verb.social)
     
  • be in charge of (verb.social)
    be in charge of (verb.social)
     
  • cause something to pass or lead somewhere (verb.stative)
    cause to pass (verb.motion)
     
  • cause to undertake a certain action (verb.communication)
    cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner (verb.communication)
     
  • evidence pointing to a possible solution (noun.cognition)
    your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief (noun.cognition)
     
  • have as a result or residue (verb.stative)
    cause to happen, occur or exist (verb.creation)
     
  • lead, as in the performance of a composition (verb.creation)
    carry out or perform an action (verb.creation)
     
  • mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil (noun.artifact)
    used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors (noun.substance)
     
  • move ahead (of others) in time or space (verb.motion)
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically (verb.motion)
     
  • preside over (verb.communication)
    speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion (verb.communication)
     
  • restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal (noun.artifact)
    a device that retards something's motion (noun.artifact)
     
  • stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point (verb.stative)
    occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere (verb.stative)
     
  • tend to or result in (verb.stative)
    have as a result or residue (verb.stative)
     
  • the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile) (noun.shape)
    the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians (noun.shape)
     
  • the introductory section of a story (noun.communication)
    a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical) (noun.communication)
     
  • the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge (noun.act)
    (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession (noun.act)
     
  • the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine (noun.attribute)
    the time when something happens (noun.attribute)
     
  • thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing (noun.artifact)
    artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material (noun.artifact)
     
  • travel in front of; go in advance of others (verb.motion)
    move ahead (of others) in time or space (verb.motion)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF lead relation)

  • a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire (noun.artifact)
    a short piece of wire with alligator clips on both ends (noun.artifact)
     
  • a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey (noun.substance)
    unrefined lead that is hard because of the impurities it contains (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a lead alloy that contains about 5% antimony (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    lead that is cast in pigs (noun.substance)
     
  • an actor who plays a principal role (noun.person)
    one of two actors who are given equal status as stars in a play or film (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a star who plays leading roles in the cinema (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who is adored blindly and excessively (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a star in a television show (noun.person)
     
  • be in charge of (verb.social)
    act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be the captain of a sports team (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be the leader of (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    assume control (verb.social)
     
  • cause to undertake a certain action (verb.communication)
    guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion (verb.communication)
     
  • have as a result or residue (verb.stative)
    tend to or result in (verb.stative)
     
  • move ahead (of others) in time or space (verb.motion)
    travel in front of; go in advance of others (verb.motion)
     
  • stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point (verb.stative)
    extend or reach (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    extend in importance or range (verb.stative)
     
  • take somebody somewhere (verb.motion)
    guide with a beacon (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    guide or conduct or usher somewhere (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums (verb.motion)
     
  • tend to or result in (verb.stative)
    impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    cause to be a concomitant (verb.stative)
     
  • travel in front of; go in advance of others (verb.motion)
    move ahead of (one's competitors) in a race (verb.motion)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil (noun.artifact)
    pencil that has graphite as the marking substance (noun.artifact)
     
  • the introductory section of a story (noun.communication)
    an article reporting news (noun.communication)
     
  • the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge (noun.act)
    a game played with playing cards (noun.act)
     

substance meronym (HAS SUBSTANCE relation)

  • a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey (noun.substance)
    a mineral consisting of lead carbonate that is an important source of lead (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    soft blue-grey mineral; lead sulfide; a major source of lead (noun.substance)
     

entail (entailment relations of lead)

  • be ahead of others; be the first (verb.stative)
    compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others (verb.competition)
     

verb group (lead is verb group of ....)

  • cause something to pass or lead somewhere (verb.stative)
    pass over, across, or through (verb.contact)
     
  • have as a result or residue (verb.stative)
    act or be so as to become in a specified state (verb.stative)
     
  • lead, as in the performance of a composition (verb.creation)
    lead musicians in the performance of (verb.creation)
     
  • stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point (verb.stative)
    change or be different within limits (verb.stative)
     
  • travel in front of; go in advance of others (verb.motion)
    be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel (verb.stative)
     

derivation (.... is derived from lead)

  • a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead') (noun.act)
    preside over (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    lead, as in the performance of a composition (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be in charge of (verb.social)
     
  • an actor who plays a principal role (noun.person)
    be the star in a performance (verb.creation)
     
  • an indication of potential opportunity (noun.communication)
    one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack) (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    give insider information or advise to (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    drop a hint; intimate by a hint (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be a guiding or motivating force or drive (verb.social)
     
  • be ahead of others; be the first (verb.stative)
    the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development (noun.state)
     
  • be conducive to (verb.social)
    tending to bring about; being partly responsible for (adj.all)
     
  • be in charge of (verb.social)
    a person who is in charge (noun.person)
     
  • cause to undertake a certain action (verb.communication)
    a person who rules or guides or inspires others (noun.person)
     
  • evidence pointing to a possible solution (noun.cognition)
    go after with the intent to catch (verb.motion)
     
  • have as a result or residue (verb.stative)
    something that results (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (adj.all)
    following or accompanying as a consequence (adj.all)
     
  • lead, as in the performance of a composition (verb.creation)
    the direction of an orchestra or choir (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    the person who leads a musical group (noun.person)
     
  • move ahead (of others) in time or space (verb.motion)
    the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony) (noun.act)
     
  • preside over (verb.communication)
    a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead') (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who presides over a forum or debate (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization (noun.person)
     
  • restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal (noun.artifact)
    fasten with a rope (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    tie with a tether (verb.contact)
     
  • stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point (verb.stative)
    the distance or area or volume over which something extends (noun.attribute)
     
  • take somebody somewhere (verb.motion)
    someone employed to conduct others (noun.person)
     
  • travel in front of; go in advance of others (verb.motion)
    forward movement (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the front of a military formation or procession (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.location)
    the part in the front or nearest the viewer (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who rules or guides or inspires others (noun.person)
     

domain category (lead is domain category of ....)

  • (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base (noun.location)
    a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs (noun.act)
     
  • (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning (noun.quantity)
    an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition (noun.act)
     
  • lead, as in the performance of a composition (verb.creation)
    musical activity (singing or whistling etc.) (noun.act)
     
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