lead

Part of speech: verb

To guide by going before; precede; conduct; induce.

Part of speech: verb

To act as guide; extend or reach.

Part of speech: verb

To cover, fasten, fit, or fill up with lead; supply with leads, as type.

Part of speech: noun

Position in advance; priority; guidance; command.

Part of speech: noun

A soft, heavy, bluish - gray metal; some leaden object, as a thin slip to separate lines of type, a sinker, etc.

Part of speech: noun

Graphite. black lead.

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Usage examples "lead":

  1. We will lead you and we will show you how to take off in the dark. - "A Yankee Flier in Italy", Rutherford G. Montgomery.
  2. The track he was on seemed to lead to a better road in the valley. - "Carmen's Messenger", Harold Bindloss.
  3. Lead her out, and let me see her. - "The Marquis of Lossie", George MacDonald.