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Synonyms for lead

go in front (of)

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  • go in front (of)
  • head
  • be in front
  • be at the head (of)
  • walk in front (of)

connect to

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be ahead (of)

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command

first place

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advantage

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leading role

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lead up to something

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to proceed on a certain course or for a certain distance

to have authoritative charge of

to go through (life) in a certain way

to begin (something) with preliminary or prefatory material

something or someone that shows the way

a piece of information useful in a search

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an act or instance of guiding

the capacity to lead others

the main performer in a theatrical production

a prominent article in a periodical

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an advantage held by a competitor in a race

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evidence pointing to a possible solution

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a position of leadership (especially in the phrase 'take the lead')

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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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the introductory section of a story

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

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

an indication of potential opportunity

a news story of major importance

the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine

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restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal

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thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing

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mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness

a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire

the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge

have as a result or residue

tend to or result in

travel in front of

cause to undertake a certain action

stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope

be ahead of others

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be conducive to

lead, as in the performance of a composition

lead, extend, or afford access

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move ahead (of others) in time or space

cause something to pass or lead somewhere

preside over

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Dramatically lowering the amount of lead we're exposed to is arguably one of the great environmental health success stories of the last 30 years," says Howard Hu of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.
That means some homes and apartments aren't being fried, and more children are being exposed to lead, says Anita Weinberg, director of Loyola University's ChildLaw Policy Institute, who recently co-chaired a summit to develop a strategic plan for Chicago.
In 2001, New York City had 452 reported cases of lead poisoning, an amount that was 65% lower than in 1996.
These lead suppliers are called secondary smelters because the majority of their lead comes from spent automotive batteries rather than from ore.
Lead from ammunition can cause other problems for the condors.
Warren notes at the end of the introduction that his "study will argue that for most of the century lead poisoning, in all its guises, was silenced by design--and that since it was silenced once, it may be silenced once again.
What is compelling about lead paint litigation," Norton says, "is that it impacts innocent victims.
the influence of other factors affecting the recovery of lead.
Approximately 6 percent of all lead ingested or inhaled is deposited in the blood or soft body tissues, such as the kidneys, brain, or other vital organs.
The alternatives have not yet displaced lead to any great extent, owing to cost issues and to the fact that lead remains perfectly legal to use.
Based in Costa-Mesa, California, LeadROI provides a fully-integrated mortgage lead and customer relationship management system.
2005), we decided apriori to focus our analyses on the blood lead (BPh) variable that had the strongest association with IQ (intelligence quotient) scores.
A spunky looking woman with curly hair and blue eyes, she tries to explain in everyday English her work on lead.
This self-regulated learning produces high self-efficacy in students which in turn leads students to set, and attain, more challenging goals, and ultimately improves classroom performance (Borba & Olvera, 2001).