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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 ?
Adrian Gonzalez led off with a single, then Kevin Youkilis walked to put runners at first and second.
Rivera led off that inning with a single to center and eventually came around to score the game's first run on a hit by Aybar.
The Angels finally got on the scoreboard in the fifth inning after Chone Figgins led off the inning with a single and he went to second on an infield single by Maicer Izturis.
Eugene's Zach Davis led off the seventh with a walk, Ademan singled and Rafael Narea walked to load the bases.
Wilson led off the second with a double and went to third on a wild pitch before scoring on Bruno's single to put the Ems ahead 3-0.
After a scoreless 10th inning, Guerrero led off the 11th with a home run.
Eugene added a run in the sixth when Chris Pieters led off with a triple and scored on a wild pitch to put the Ems ahead 3-1.
led off the fourth with a single, and Rich Aurilia followed with a two-run homer, pulling the Reds within one.
Oregon outfielder Austin Grebeck led off the game with a triple and scored when Jakob Goldfarb grounded into a double play.
10 against Colorado, when Todd Helton led off the ninth with a triple and scored the tying run when Kent tried to cut him down at third but threw the ball into the photo well next to the dugout.
Donnie Dewees led off the game with a single for the Ems before Sutton Whiting reached on an error that allowed Dewees to get to third base.