Definitions of leadership

  1. the body of people who lead a group; "the national leadership adopted his plan" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the status of a leader; "they challenged his leadership of the union" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the activity of leading; "his leadership inspired the team" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the ability to lead; "he believed that leadership can be taught" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The office of a leader. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers. Medical Dictionary DB
  7. State or condition of a leader or conductor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. The office of a leader; direction. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. State or condition of a leader. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. 1. The position as head of a group of people or an organization. A type ability attributed to leading. 2. One or more individuals allowed to lead an organization as a group. thelawdictionary.org
  11. The office, position or function of a leader; as, Gingrich held the House leadership for six years. dictgcide_fs
  12. The quality of character and personality giving a person the ability to gain the confidence of and lead others; as, Washington's leadership was indispensible to success of the American Revolution. dictgcide_fs
  13. The people who serve as leaders of a group; as, the party leadership was in disarray after the election. dictgcide_fs
  14. n. The state, condition, or office of a leader. Cabinet Dictionary