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Definition of LEADING

noun : LEADING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

verb : LEADING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) produce as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her 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 every year" ;

  • 10. (

    ) lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years" ;

  • 11. (

    ) lead, extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the basement"; "The road runs South" ;

  • 13. (

    ) cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet" ;

Adjective : LEADING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance" ;

  • 2. (

    ) greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement; "our greatest statesmen"; "the country's leading poet"; "a preeminent archeologist" ;

  • 3. (

    ) going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way; "we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology" ;

  • 4. (

    ) having the leading position or higher score in a contest; "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race" ;


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