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Overview of verb lead

The verb lead has 14 senses? (first 13 from tagged texts)
1. (40) 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")

2. (35) 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")

3. (27) lead

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

4. (17) lead, head

(travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John")

5. (17) lead

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

6. (13) 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")

7. (13) head, lead

(be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?")

8. (10) lead, top

(be ahead of others; be the first; "she topped her class every year")

9. (9) contribute, lead, conduce

(be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing")

10. (8) conduct, lead, direct

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

11. (5) go, lead

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

12. (2) precede, lead

(move ahead (of others) in time or space)

13. (1) run, lead

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

14. moderate, chair, lead

(preside over; "John moderated the discussion")


Overview of adj leaded

The adj leaded has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) leaded

((of panes of glass) fixed in place by means of thin strips of lead; "leaded windowpanes")

2. leaded

(treated or mixed with lead; "leaded gasoline"; "leaded zinc")

3. leaded

(having thin strips of lead between the lines of type)

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