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acquaint, advance, advise, announce, apprise, ballyhoo, bill, blazon, boost, build up.
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lead
Definition:
Leadership Effectiveness Adaptability Description

Synonyms:

adjective
avant-garde
experimental, innovative, liberal, new, new wave, progressive, radical, Pioneering, leading-edge, state-of-the-art, beat*, hip*, head*.
controlled
controlled, disciplined, dominated, effected, harnessed, ordered, Bridled, Piloted, Presided, Steered, administrated, directed, governed, ruled, supervised, Managed, Superintended.
directed
conducted, governed, mastered, ruled, supervised, Administered, Bossed, Managed, Commanded, Superintended, directed.
preceding
one time, preliminary, aforementioned, precursory, preexistent, prevenient, prodromal, supra, pre-existent, Precursive, forerunning, aforeknown.
top
maximal, tiptop, top-drawer, apical, first class, loftiest, five-star, pre-eminent, firstclass, top drawer, upper most.
noun
act
lead.
actor
amateur, artist, barnstormer, character, clown, comedian, entertainer, extra, foil, ham, headliner, idol, impersonator, mime, mimic, pantomimist, performer, player, soubrette, stooge, straight person, thespian, trouper, understudy, ventriloquist, villain, walk-on, play-actor, thesp, bit player, hambone, stand-in, ingénue.
advantage
aid, ascendancy, asset, assistance, authority, avail, blessing, boon, break, choice, comfort, convenience, dominance, eminence, expediency, favor, gain, good, gratification, help, hold, improvement, influence, interest, leeway, leverage, luck, mastery, odds, position, power, preference, prestige, prevalence, profit, protection, recognition, return, sanction, starting, superiority, support, supremacy, upper hand, utility, wealth, Resources, pre-eminence, leg-up.
attribute
lead.
cord
catgut, cord, gut, guy, hamstring, lace, lariat, lasso, rein, rope, shoelace, shoestring, sinew, string, tendon, towline, twine, umbilical cord, binding twine.
element
actinium, aluminum, americium, antimony, argon, arsenic, astatine, barium, berkelium, beryllium, bismuth, boron, bromine, cadmium, calcium, californium, carbon, cerium, cesium, chlorine, chromium, cobalt, copper, curium, dysprosium, einsteinium, element, erbium, europium, fermium, fluorine, francium, gadolinium, gallium, germanium, gold, hafnium, helium, holmium, hydrogen, indium, iodine, iridium, iron, krypton, lanthanum, lithium, lutetium, magnesium, manganese, mendelevium, mercury, molybdenum, neodymium, neon, neptunium, nickel, niobium, nitrogen, nobelium, osmium, oxygen, palladium, phosphorus, platinum, plutonium, polonium, potassium, praseodymium, promethium, protactinium, radium, radon, rhenium, rhodium, rubidium, ruthenium, samarium, scandium, selenium, silicon, silver, sodium, strontium, sulfur, tantalum, technetium, tellurium, terbium, thallium, thorium, thulium, tin, titanium, tungsten, uranium, vanadium, xenon, ytterbium, yttrium, zinc, zirconium.
fastening
tether.
front
front line, proscenium, front lines.
hint
adumbration, inference, whiff, flea in ear, glimmerings, in formation, word to wise.
introduction
basic principle, exordium, interpolation, intro, lead-in, Exordiums, Exordia, Hornbook, Proem, Prolegomenon, interpolations, intros, basic text, basic principles, first acquaintance, first taste, hornbooks, opening remarks.
lead
advance, advantage, ahead, atomic number 82, bulge, chair, conduce, conduct, confidential information, contribute, direct, direction, edge, evidence, example, extend, facade, go, guidance, guide, head, heavy, hint, indication, jumper cable, jumper lead, lead story, lead-in, leadership, leading, leash, leave, margin, model, moderate, over, pass, pb, pencil lead, pilot, point, precede, precedence, primacy, principal, priority, proof, protagonist, result, run, sign, spark, spark advance, star, start, steer, suggestion, take, tether, tip, title role, top, trace, track, trail, vanguard, wind, front rank, top spot, cutting edge*.
line
line, prepared speech.
location
lead.
metal
aluminum, barium, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, copper, gallium, gold, lithium, magnesium, mercury, metal, nickel, osmium, phosphorus, platinum, potassium, radium, silver, sodium, strontium, tin, titanium, tungsten, uranium, zinc, zirconium.
plumb bob
plumb line, plumb rule.
plurality
numerousness, nearly all, greater part.
power line
power cable, electricity cable, high-voltage line.
precedence
earliness, precedency, precession, preexistence, Anteposition, Prevenience, Previousness, Primaries, precessions, Pre-existence.
protagonist
exponent, prime mover, protagonist, standard-bearer, warrior, protagonists, central character, lead character, standardbearer.
quantity
lead.
shape
lead.
superiority
predomination, whip hand, Meliority.
theatrical role
part.
top
first place.
upper hand
leg up, trump hand.
usher
doorkeeper, doorperson, doorkeepers.
vantage
vantage.
vehicle
van.
verb
accompany
chaperon, consort, date, follow, go along, keep company, lead, look after, shadow, spook, stick to, string along, tag along, tailgate, take out, come along, associate with, hang around with, shlep along, show about, dog*, drag*, draft*, hang out*.
communication
lead.
control
administer, bridle, command, control, direct, discipline, dominate, execute, govern, harness, manage, order, oversee, pilot, preside, rule, steer, superintend, supervise.
direct
boss, conduct, lord, master.
guide mentally; influence
spearhead.
hint
cue.
influence
affect, authorize, bias, empower, influence, motivate, power, predominate, prejudice, pressure, sway.
lead
accompany, affect, attend, bring, bring on, call the shots, cause, chaperone, coerce, command, compel, conduce, conduct, contribute, convert, convey, convoy, direct, dispose, draw, drive, escort, exceed, excel, force, get, govern, guard, helm, impel, incline, induce, introduce, manage, motivate, move, outdo, outstrip, persuade, point out, point the way, precede, preface, prevail, produce, prompt, protect, quarterback, route, safeguard, see, serve, shepherd, show, span, spur, squire, steer, supervise, tend, transcend, traverse, usher, watch over, trail-blaze, go along with, result in, preside over, show around, show in, pass along, come first, run things, show the way, be ahead, be responsible for, find a way, get the jump on, go out in front, blaze a trail, spearhead*.
lead (a life)
have, live, pass, spend, undergo.
master
head.
motion
conduct, direct, guide, lead, take.
precede
antecede, antedate, anticipate, foreshadow, head off, introduce, pioneer, precede, predate, Forerun, trail-blaze.
preceded
anticipated, Antedated, Foreran, Introduced, Pioneered, Preceded, anteceded, foreshadowed, headed off, predated, trail-blazed.
stative
go, lead, leave, result, run.
Examples of usage:
  1. Lead me to those Nardi ships. – A Yankee Flier in Italy by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  2. The King may take his body off, but he cannot lead his heart away. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  3. You did lead off splendid. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  4. It ought to be somebody who could lead! – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  5. I will try, said Madge, once more taking the lead; but you must do as I tell you. – The Eagle's Nest by S. E. Cartwright

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