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1. leadership

noun. ['ˈliːdɝˌʃɪp'] the activity of leading.

Synonyms

  • activity
  • helm
  • lead
  • trend setting

Antonyms

  • minor
  • following
  • down
  • inferior

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • leader (English)
  • leder (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Leadership

  • readership

Example sentences of the word leadership


1. Noun, singular or mass
A clear leadership philosophy lays out what you expect from your employees and what they can expect from you.

Quotes containing the word leadership


1. As I've progressed in my career, I've come to appreciate - and really value - the other attributes that define a company's success beyond the P&L: great leadership, long-term financial strength, ethical business practices, evolving business strategies, sound governance, powerful brands, values-based decision-making.
- Ursula Burns

2. I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together.
- Queen Elizabeth II

3. The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
- Tony Blair

2. leadership

noun. ['ˈliːdɝˌʃɪp'] the body of people who lead a group.

Synonyms

  • Rome
  • body
  • leaders
  • supreme headquarters

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • leader (English)
  • leder (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. leadership

noun. ['ˈliːdɝˌʃɪp'] the status of a leader.

Synonyms

  • position

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • leader (English)
  • leder (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. leadership

noun. ['ˈliːdɝˌʃɪp'] the ability to lead.

Synonyms

  • ability
  • generalship

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • leader (English)
  • leder (Middle English (1100-1500))
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