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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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Synonyms for lead

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Their job is to serve those who voted for them, but they are led by the nose by their whip.
The only way for Liberals to continue to lead the way on constitutional issues is to break decisively with a Tory party that can only offer more severe austerity in place of growth because it is being led by the nose out of the EU by the Little England party that is Ukip.
They negate the stereotype of a pragmatic bunch, businessoriented, apathetic to politics and, worse, led by the nose by the tycoons.
is ''being led by the nose by'' Russian President Vladimir Putin.
When are we the British working people going to wake up to the fact that half the time we are being led by the nose by the union representatives and vote for industrial action when in fact we could have said NO.
posing mostly just serve to drive away those who have any real brain, any sense of a "center"--anyone who is actually able to think for themselves without being easily led by the nose by such extremist views.
She would have prodded her spouse to see the insidious takeover of the State, the crippling of the country's economy by militant unions and the erosion of basic freedoms for which this country has long been envied, and would have stopped him being led by the nose as a dupe.
He said: "Rather than being led by the nose by the Tories.
Bardot said in the letter that France was "tired of being led by the nose by this population that is destroying us, destroying our country by imposing its acts.
Equally as eloquent were the University of Liverpool's Brian Nellist MBE, who read from Thomas Hardy's Under The Greenwood Tree and poet Jenny Joseph, who read from Bleak House and her own work, Led By The Nose, A Garden Of Smells.
If they honestly believe - as many of them do - that Crouch has no place in an England team, then who are the likes of Cole to tell them to stay quiet or, worse, claim they've been led by the nose into their views?
For the most part we are led by the nose, lied to, conned, ignored and manipulated by politicians who constantly claim the higher ground and the moral certainties.