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1. indicator

noun. ['ˈɪndəˌkeɪtɝ'] a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time.

Synonyms

  • stock market index
  • index number
  • index
  • leading indicator
  • fact
  • body mass index
  • price index
  • BMI
  • stock index
  • business index
  • indicant
  • price level

Antonyms

  • raise
  • uneven
  • unequal
  • unsteady

Etymology

  • indicator (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word leading-indicator


1. Noun Phrase
Many tube-based TVs may not be ready, with the set's age being the leading indicator.

2. indicator

noun. ['ˈɪndəˌkeɪtɝ'] a device for showing the operating condition of some system.

Synonyms

  • pilot lamp
  • annunciator
  • pointer
  • gnomon
  • spirit level
  • fuel indicator
  • scale
  • device
  • test paper
  • cursor
  • pilot light
  • tidemark
  • indicator lamp
  • dial
  • level

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low
  • mild

Etymology

  • indicator (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

3. indicator

noun. ['ˈɪndəˌkeɪtɝ'] a signal for attracting attention.

Synonyms

  • reference
  • sign
  • signal
  • reference point
  • signaling

Antonyms

  • vertical
  • particular
  • specific
  • general

Etymology

  • indicator (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

4. indicator

noun. ['ˈɪndəˌkeɪtɝ'] (chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the presence of some ion or substance; can be used to indicate the completion of a chemical reaction or (in medicine) to test for a particular reaction.

Synonyms

  • absorption indicator
  • acid-base indicator
  • oxidation-reduction indicator
  • Molisch's test
  • coloring material
  • Molisch reaction
  • alpha-naphthol test
  • Molisch test
  • color
  • colouring material

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • discolor
  • chromatic color
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • indicator (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

5. leading

adjective. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] indicating the most important performer or role.

Synonyms

  • major
  • stellar
  • prima
  • starring

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. leading

adjective. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement.

Synonyms

  • preeminent

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. leading

adjective. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way.

Synonyms

  • guiding
  • directional
  • directing

Antonyms

  • lack
  • minority
  • junior
  • inability

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. leading

adjective. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] having the leading position or higher score in a contest.

Synonyms

  • up
  • ahead

Antonyms

  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. leading

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

Synonyms

  • activity
  • helm
  • lead
  • trend setting

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • passive
  • active

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. leading

noun. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing.

Synonyms

  • strip
  • slip

Antonyms

  • follow
  • disadvantage
  • deficit

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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