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Synonyms for spearhead

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spearheadnoun

    someone who leads or initiates an activity (attack or campaign etc.)

    spear-point, spearpoint

  2. spearheadnoun

    the leading military unit in an attack

    spear-point, spearpoint

  3. spearhead, spearpoint, spear-pointverb

    the head and sharpened point of a spear

    spear-point, spearpoint

  4. spearheadverb

    be the leader of

    "She spearheaded the effort to find a cure for the disease"

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spearhead":

    bridgehead, lead, spear

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  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    The global economy continues to face downside risks as trade tensions persist, the G20 leaders agreed on the need for member countries to spearhead strong global economic growth.

  2. Ben Sasse:

    UF is the most important institution in the nation's most economically dynamic state, washington partisanship isn't going to solve these workforce challenges – new institutions and entrepreneurial communities are going to have to spearhead this work. If UF want to go big, I'm excited about the wide range of opportunities.

  3. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Were it not for our efforts to spearhead the sanctions and foil Iran's nuclear program, Iran would have already had nuclear weapons long ago.

  4. Hillary Holley:

    Fair Fight Action's work with dedicated voting rights activists throughout Georgia has led to enormous gains in voter registrations in our state -- particularly among voters of color, who have helped spearhead advocacy for critical federal voting rights legislation to protect our democracy while also blocking Republicans' most dangerous anti-voter proposals in state legislatures, now, with the GOP's voter suppression campaign ramping up in state houses across the country, Fair Fight Action is proud to join with Michelle Obama and When We All Vote alongside other civil and voting rights organizations to fight back against Republicans' anti-voter agenda. We're ready to work with our allies to recruit new volunteers and keep organizing Americans to push for the Senate to pass new federal protections for voting rights at a time when we need them more than ever.

  5. Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen:

    Semaglutide is a spearhead into a number of new disease areas.

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