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  • EN [ ˈliːdɪŋ , ˈledɪŋ]
  • US [ ˈliːdɪŋ , ˈledɪŋ]

English definition


  • 1. thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing

  • 2. the activity of leading;

    • "his leadership inspired the team"


  • 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. going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way;

    • "we rode in the leading car"
    • "the leading edge of technology"
  • 3. greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement;

    • "our greatest statesmen"
    • "the country's leading poet"
    • "a preeminent archeologist"
  • 4. having the leading position or higher score in a contest;

    • "he is ahead by a pawn"
    • "the leading team in the pennant race"
  • 5. purposefully formulated to elicit a desired response;

    • "a leading question"

Example sentences

  • He's a leading light of the business.

  • He believes that unemployment is socially divisive and is leading to the creation of an underclass.

  • In the months leading up to the great ceremony, many people took part in the preparations.

  • It's necessary for leading cadres to keep frequent contacts with the masses.

  • He writes leading articles for the newspaper.

  • The catastrophe of a tragedy usually brings death or ruin to the leading character.

  • That's just what I am leading up to.

  • The leading player is ill. Let his understudy to appear on the scene.

  • The ladies had their hair sculpted by the leading coiffeur of the day.

  • Heading away from the mountains, I soon found an easier path leading downhill to the village.

  • They are now leading a very happy life.

  • The leading dancer is the incarnation of grace.

  • Brooks was abreast with the leading runner for a few minutes but then fell behind.

  • a leading supplier of computers in the UK

  • There was a bit of a kerfuffle during the race when a dog impeded the leading runners.

  • At first sight, Joe Pesci is not exactly cast in the leading man mould.

  • "Shouldn't he be given the leading role?" — "In a word — No."

  • His new role could confirm him as one of our leading actors.

  • The leading contenders are still slogging it out.

  • Good weather leading to good grain harvests should win the country relief from food shortages.

  • Students are expected to take their turn leading the study group.

  • I felt it was important for women to join and take a leading role.

  • The Ivory Coast became the world's leading cocoa producer.

  • A general anxiousness developed and increased, leading to a constriction of her normal activities.

  • Opposition demonstrators have erected barricades in roads leading to the parliament building.

  • Over the next few years he distinguished himself as a leading constitutional scholar.

  • The chief protagonists in the row are Visa and Mastercard, the world's leading credit card brands.

  • National is Britain's leading autocare service with over 400 branches nationwide.

Synonym discrimination

  • chief, principal, main, major, leading, capital, foremost, primary

Meaning of leading

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