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KK Pronunciation

〔 `lidIŋ 〕


〔 ˋli:diŋ 〕

Overview of noun leading

The noun leading has 2 senses

  • lead, leading -- (thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing)

  • leadership, leading -- (the activity of leading; "his leadership inspired the team")

Overview of verb lead

The verb lead has 14 senses

  • lead, take, direct, conduct, guide -- (take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace")

  • leave, result, lead -- (have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin")

  • lead -- (tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests")

  • lead, head -- (travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John")

  • lead -- (cause to undertake a certain action; "Her greed led her to forge the checks")

  • run, go, pass, lead, extend -- (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")

  • head, lead -- (be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?")

  • lead, top -- (be ahead of others; be the first; "she topped her class every year")

  • contribute, lead, conduce -- (be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing")

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

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

  • precede, lead -- (move ahead (of others) in time or space)

  • run, lead -- (cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet")

  • moderate, chair, lead -- (preside over; "John moderated the discussion")

Overview of adj leading

The adj leading has 4 senses

  • leading, prima, star, starring, stellar -- (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")

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

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

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