Synonyms for Lead:
directed, governed, dominated, Superintended, Bridled, effected, ordered, harnessed, supervised, Managed, Piloted, controlled, ruled, disciplined, Steered, Presided, administrated.
governed, Managed, Bossed, supervised, mastered, conducted, Administered, ruled, Commanded, Superintended, directed.
n.foremost, best, first, walk, haul off, come, deliver. flourish, win out, thrive, prosper, galena, achieve, succeed, get ahead, blue lead, be a roaring success, be/get there. conjurer, acrobat, comic, route, comedian, shepherd, artiste, cast, clown, comedienne, artist, usher, escort, act, show. leading lady, captain, character actor, body double, ham, actor, actress, COSTAR, double, heart-throb. link, be, cable, pursue, jack, adapter, alligator clip, outlet, hookup, crocodile clip. CSR, chairmanship, usher in, crisis management, administration (of an estate), administrative, adventurism, ADMIN, words, critical-path method. open, embark, get cracking, begin, enter, kick off, look after, launch, commence, get off, set-to, get the show on the road, set about, undertake, watch over, initiate, inaugurate, institute, approach, set out. classified ad, artwork, cartoon, advice column, cheesecake, announcement, article, byline, centerfold, banner headline. APB, clean up, beat, clampdown, Amber alert, agent provocateur, checkpoint, all-points bulletin. dead heat, clock, the blocks, false start, baton, ahead, drop back, dash, come in. extra, bit part, cameo, goodie, credit, alias, bad guy, good guy, chorus, baddy. bauxite, Cast iron, bronze, aluminium, chrome, brass. prototype, example, the personification of something, template, case, archetype, stereotype, model, instance. doorplate, doorbell, doorjamb, doorstep, doorknocker, arch, door, doorpost, doorknob, doorstop. divide, diverge, bend, connect, branch off, ascend, bifurcate, end. graphite, cartridge, marker, inkstand, biro, ballpoint, highlighter, fountain pen, felt tip. see, shuffle, bid, call, raise. choke chain, flea collar, coat, dog collar, muzzle. •actor (noun)
extra, ham, artist, clown, comedian.
gut, rope, sinew, lace, towline, guy, tendon, shoestring, umbilical cord, rein, hamstring, catgut, cord, lasso, shoelace, twine, string, binding twine, lariat.
potassium, arsenic, holmium, curium, iron, beryllium, cerium, uranium, hydrogen, tungsten, bromine, einsteinium, gallium, gadolinium, krypton, nitrogen, berkelium, samarium, mercury, antimony, barium, hafnium, astatine, cesium, zirconium, magnesium, radon, indium, technetium, helium, lanthanum, cadmium, aluminum, silicon, iodine, rhenium, dysprosium, lutetium, polonium, argon, niobium, nobelium, thulium, cobalt, plutonium, carbon, thorium, neodymium, rubidium, iridium, selenium, copper, strontium, osmium, chromium, germanium, actinium, rhodium, promethium, palladium, vanadium, zinc, nickel, praseodymium, phosphorus, molybdenum, ruthenium, bismuth, chlorine, radium, manganese, europium, oxygen, yttrium, calcium, protactinium, gold, californium, titanium, tantalum, fermium, ytterbium, silver, tellurium, thallium, sodium, element, xenon, neon, erbium, boron, mendelevium, scandium, sulfur, francium, americium, terbium, platinum, lithium, neptunium, tin, fluorine.
platinum, lithium, uranium, beryllium, phosphorus, gallium, cobalt, gold, copper, sodium, cadmium, zirconium, nickel, titanium, metal, magnesium, mercury, radium, chromium, potassium, silver, tin, strontium, tungsten, osmium, zinc, aluminum, barium.
command, harness, oversee, discipline, rule, control, preside, order, superintend, govern, direct, administer, bridle, execute, manage, steer, pilot, supervise, dominate.
lord, boss, conduct, master.
authorize, predominate, power, influence, bias, affect, motivate, empower, prejudice, pressure, sway.
steer, contribute, motivate, trail-blaze, see, govern, manage, conduct, persuade, introduce, direct, conduce, watch over, command, show, precede, supervise, usher, shepherd, affect, escort, route, spur.
•lead (a life) (verb)
antedate, precede, pioneer, head off, anticipate, antecede, introduce, foreshadow, predate, Forerun, trail-blaze.
Antedated, foreshadowed, anteceded, Pioneered, Foreran, anticipated, Preceded, Introduced, headed off, predated, trail-blazed.
walk, haul off, cable, inkstand, go without, leading lady, ham, marker, alligator clip, actress, fountain pen, character actor, actor, crocodile clip, highlighter, COSTAR, outlet, biro, choke chain, heart-throb, adapter, hookup, watch over, flea collar, graphite, live by, body double, ballpoint, felt tip. come, shepherd, link, cartridge, look after, drop out. see, jack, deliver, escort, usher, captain, dog collar, shuffle. coat. muzzle, double. bid. room, pursue. show. raise. call. •accompany
show, look after.
introduce, set about, initiate.
predate, foreshadowed, Forerun, antecede, anteceded, Foreran.
•Other relevant words:
pb, bend, pass, principal, leading, run, escort, go, guide, leading lady, captain, usher, persuade, brass, shepherd.
Usage examples for lead
You take the lead – The Story of Jessie by Mabel Quiller-Couch