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Synonyms for leading
ˈlɛd ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lead, leading(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    lead, star, jumper cable, pencil lead, lead-in, tip, jumper lead, atomic number 82, leadership, wind, lead story, hint, lede, spark advance, trail, principal, tether, leash, booster cable, track, confidential information, steer

    Antonyms:
    inferior, pursuing, down, minor, following

  2. leadership, leading(adj)

    the activity of leading

    "his leadership inspired the team"

    Synonyms:
    leaders, lead, leadership

    Antonyms:
    inferior, pursuing, minor, down, following

  3. leading(p), prima(p), star(p), starring(p), stellar(a)(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    pursuing, down, inferior, minor, following

  4. leading(a), preeminent(adj)

    greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement

    "our greatest statesmen"; "the country's leading poet"; "a preeminent archeologist"

    Antonyms:
    pursuing, minor, down, inferior, following

  5. leading(adj)

    going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way

    "we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology"

    Synonyms:
    prima(p), starring(p), leading(p), in the lead, leading(a), stellar(a), preeminent, star(p), ahead(p)

    Antonyms:
    inferior, minor, down, pursuing, following

  6. ahead(p), in the lead, leading(adj)

    having the leading position or higher score in a contest

    "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race"

    Antonyms:
    inferior, following, pursuing, down, minor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leading(a.)

    Synonyms:
    governing, ruling

  2. leading(a.)

    Synonyms:
    chief, principal, capital, most important

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. leading(a)

    Synonyms:
    chief, principal, premiere, influential, guiding

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. leading

    Synonyms:
    Lead intoxication (a local use by British miners)

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How to use leading in a sentence?

  1. Airbus Helicopters:

    The comments which have come up in media recently induce speculation and gossip, leading to erroneous conclusions regarding the Polish helicopter tenders, the only true information is that talks with the Economy Ministry continue and that we are ready to support our Polish partners.

  2. Boston Red Sox:

    David Ortiz is probably David Ortiz and one of the most important players in our history, leading us to multiple World Series championships, and an active member in the community, i would be hard-pressed to think of anyone more beloved than David Ortiz.

  3. Colonel Sani Usman:

    The leading column was ambushed by suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Faljari village between Mafa and Dikwa.

  4. Sean Smith.The:

    Most don't mention any legislation, but it's clear they're related to police reform, the volume has increased greatly the past two weeks since it became known Tim Scott was leading police reform efforts.

  5. Hugo Chavez:

    Heres what you need to know aboutMaduro The late Hugo Chavez wasMaduros mentor and predecessor. Maduro was hand-picked by Hugo Chavez to take over the government. He successfully won his first election, defeatingHenrique Capriles albeit narrowly after Chavezs death from cancer in March 2013. In the 1990s, Maduroturned to theRevolutionary Bolivarian Movement-200( MBR-200), a social movement led by Hugo Chavez. During his time with the group, Maduro pushed for the release of Hugo Chavez who was jailed for attempting a coup. Clearly, Maduro earned respect for his dedication : Hugo Chavez later named himforeign minister. [ Maduro is ] a complete revolutionary, a man of great experience despite his youth, with great dedication and capacity for work, for leading, for handling the most difficult situations.


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