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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 ?
“Adding a new lead vertical for call center owners and managers was an easy decision,” says Web Leads management staff.
Man-made sources of lead include lead smelting and refining, the combustion of leaded fuel, the production of storage batteries, the manufacture of alkyl lead and lead paints and the application of lead-based pesticides.
The CPSC staff reports from all four studies concluded that the test kits were not a reliable measurement of the presence or danger of lead. Some of their concerns included:
The age of a home could affect the lead content in tap water because older homes are more likely to have lead pipes or lead solder in the plumbing.
A much better approach is to generate leads which have a "link" to a current client, center of influence, network, or industry group.
(2005) stated that the presence of contaminant lead in cocoa bean shells is substantiated by the concentrations of lead in the soil profiles.
Lead, on the other hand, has risen from $500 to $1,000 per ton.
A minute later the flight lead lost sight of his wingman, who had dropped into an unbriefed radar trail.
* Using safe work practices and trained workers for any work that disturbs lead paint in applicable apartments and common areas, including required repairs of peeling paint.
NIEHS supports research that looks at the effects of lead in children, especially how it impacts their ability to learn.
If you want to know about the effects of lead exposure over a lifetime, the amount of lead circulating in the blood may not be the most relevant measure," says Brian Schwartz, a professor of environmental health science at Johns Hopkins University.
* Scientists think composer Ludwig van Beethoven was poisoned by lead. His hair contained lead levels that were 100 times greater than normal.
As a result, the terms "Lead(Pb)-Free" or "Pb-Free" have become commonly used by the electronics industry to designate products that are intended to satisfy the various regulations regarding lead. However, at present, there is no legally established uniform standard for the level of lead that will be allowed into a product under the various regulations.
In many Illinois towns and suburbs, the discovery of a child with lead poisoning means a swift response and plenty of help with cleaning up hazards.