Found 3 items, similar to led.
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English → English
n 1: a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white
when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull gray;
“the children were playing with lead soldiers”
atomic number 82
2: an advantage held by a competitor in a race; “he took the
lead at the last turn”
3: evidence pointing to a possible solution; “the police are
following a promising lead”
; “the trail led straight to
4: a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the
lead'); “he takes the lead in any group”
; “we were just
waiting for someone to take the lead”
; “they didn't follow
5: the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the
position of a moving target (correcting for the flight
time of the missile)
6: the introductory section of a story; “it was an amusing
lead-in to a very serious matter”
7: an actor who plays a principal role [syn: star
8: (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to
advance to the next base; “he took a long lead off first”
9: an indication of potential opportunity; “he got a tip on the
; “a good lead for a job”
10: a news story of major importance [syn: lead story
11: the timing of ignition relative to the position of the
piston in an internal-combustion engine [syn: spark advance
12: restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to
restrain an animal [syn: leash
13: thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in
printing [syn: leading
14: mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of
hardness; the marking substance in a pencil [syn: pencil lead
15: a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire; “it was a
tangle of jumper cables and clip leads”
[syn: jumper cable
, jumper lead
16: the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; “the lead
was in the dummy”
v 1: take somebody somewhere; “We lead him to our chief”
you take me to the main entrance?”
; “He conducted us to
2: result in; “The water left a mark on the silk dress”
blood left a stain on the napkin”
3: tend to or result in; “This remark lead to further arguments
among the guests”
4: travel in front of; go in advance of others; “The procession
was headed by John”
5: cause to undertake a certain action; “Her greed led her to
forge the checks”
6: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or
extend between two points or beyond a certain point;
“Service runs all the way to Cranbury”
; “His knowledge
doesn't go very far”
; “My memory extends back to my fourth
year of life”
; “The facts extend beyond a consideration of
her personal assets”
7: be in charge of; “Who is heading this project?”
8: be ahead of others; be the first; “she topped her class
9: be conducive to; “The use of computers in the classroom lead
to better writing”
10: lead, as in the performance of a composition; “conduct an
orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for
11: pass or spend; “lead a good life”
12: lead, extend, or afford access; “This door goes to the
; “The road runs South”
13: move ahead (of others) in time or space [syn: precede
14: cause something to pass or lead somewhere; “Run the wire
behind the cabinet”
15: preside over; “John moderated the discussion”
English → English
(l[e^]d), imp. & p. p.
. An obsequious follower or attendant. [Obs.]
, a sumpter horse, or a spare horse, that is led
(l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Led
(l[e^]d); p. pr.
& vb. n. Leading
.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS.
l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw.
leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to
go; akin to OHG. l[imac]dan, Icel. l[imac][eth]a, Goth.
lei[thorn]an (in comp.). Cf. Lode
1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some
physical contact or connection; as, a father leads a
child; a jockey leads a horse with a halter; a dog leads a
If a blind man lead a blind man, both fall down in
the ditch. --Wyclif
They thrust him out of the city, and led him unto
the brow of the hill. --Luke iv. 29.
In thy right hand lead with thee
The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty. --Milton.
2. To guide or conduct in a certain course, or to a certain
place or end, by making the way known; to show the way,
esp. by going with or going in advance of. Hence,
figuratively: To direct; to counsel; to instruct; as, to
lead a traveler; to lead a pupil.
The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a
cloud, to lead them the way. --Ex. xiii.
He leadeth me beside the still waters. --Ps. xxiii.
This thought might lead me through the world's vain
Content, though blind, had I no better guide.
3. To conduct or direct with authority; to have direction or
charge of; as, to lead an army, an exploring party, or a
search; to lead a political party.
Christ took not upon him flesh and blood that he
might conquer and rule nations, lead armies, or
possess places. --South.
4. To go or to be in advance of; to precede; hence, to be
foremost or chief among; as, the big sloop led the fleet
of yachts; the Guards led the attack; Demosthenes leads
the orators of all ages.
As Hesperus, that leads the sun his way. --Fairfax.
And lo ! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest. --Leigh
5. To draw or direct by influence, whether good or bad; to
prevail on; to induce; to entice; to allure; as, to lead
one to espouse a righteous cause.
He was driven by the necessities of the times, more
than led by his own disposition, to any rigor of
Silly women, laden with sins, led away by divers
lusts. --2 Tim. iii.
6 (Rev. Ver.).
6. To guide or conduct one's self in, through, or along (a
certain course); hence, to proceed in the way of; to
follow the path or course of; to pass; to spend. Also, to
cause (one) to proceed or follow in (a certain course).
That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life. --1
Tim. ii. 2.
Nor thou with shadowed hint confuse
A life that leads melodious days. --Tennyson.
You remember . . . the life he used to lead his wife
and daughter. --Dickens.
7. (Cards & Dominoes) To begin a game, round, or trick, with;
as, to lead trumps; the double five was led.
To lead astray
, to guide in a wrong way, or into error; to
seduce from truth or rectitude.
To lead captive
, to carry or bring into captivity.
To lead the way
, to show the way by going in front; to act
as guide. --Goldsmith.