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1. pencil

noun. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood.

Synonyms

  • tip
  • peak
  • rubber eraser
  • rubber
  • lead pencil
  • pencil eraser
  • writing implement
  • slate pencil

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

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Rhymes with Pencil Lead

  • guaranteed
  • disagreed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • precede
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • mislead
  • misdeed
  • laclede
  • degreed
  • decreed
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • streed
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread

Sentences with pencil-lead


1. Noun Phrase
Rub the pencil lead lightly across the page.

2. lead

verb. ['ˈlɛd, ˈliːd'] take somebody somewhere.

Synonyms

  • hand
  • misguide
  • beacon
  • direct
  • misdirect
  • lead astray
  • usher
  • show
  • guide
  • take
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • shorten
  • relax
  • unstrain
  • descend

Etymology

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

3. lead

verb. ['ˈlɛd, ˈliːd'] have as a result or residue.

Synonyms

  • result
  • leave
  • produce
  • give rise

Antonyms

  • go off
  • stop
  • no-go
  • upgrade

Etymology

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

4. lead

verb. ['ˈlɛd, ˈliːd'] tend to or result in.

Synonyms

  • implicate
  • result
  • leave
  • entail

Antonyms

  • incapability
  • disarrange
  • starve
  • pull out

Etymology

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

5. lead

verb. ['ˈlɛd, ˈliːd'] cause to undertake a certain action.

Synonyms

  • make
  • give
  • stimulate
  • cause
  • get
  • induce

Antonyms

  • appear
  • prevent
  • failing
  • running

Etymology

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

6. lead

verb. ['ˈlɛd, ˈliːd'] travel in front of; go in advance of others.

Synonyms

  • head up
  • draw away
  • precede

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • confine
  • idle
  • integrate

Etymology

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

7. lead

verb. ['ˈlɛd, ˈliːd'] stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • be
  • run
  • go far
  • extend
  • go
  • range
  • come
  • ray
  • go deep

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic
  • straighten
  • pull
  • enfranchisement

Etymology

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

8. lead

verb. ['ˈlɛd, ˈliːd'] be in charge of.

Synonyms

  • spearhead
  • head
  • take control
  • direct
  • take hold
  • captain
  • take charge
  • chair

Antonyms

  • ride
  • fall
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

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

9. lead

verb. ['ˈlɛd, ˈliːd'] be ahead of others; be the first.

Synonyms

  • top
  • vie
  • contend

Antonyms

  • lower
  • untwine
  • natural depression
  • rear

Etymology

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

10. lead

verb. ['ˈlɛd, ˈliːd'] be conducive to.

Synonyms

  • boost
  • promote
  • contribute
  • conduce
  • further
  • advance

Antonyms

  • advance
  • function
  • enter
  • come

Etymology

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