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Correct spelling: lead

Definition of lead:

  1. A metallic element, symbol Pb, atomic weight 207. 1; see plumbum.
  2. One of the records, usually three in number, taken by means of the electrocardiograph; in lead I the current is from the right arm and left arm; in lead II, from the right arm and left leg; in lead III, from the left arm and left leg.
  3. Made or consisting of lead.
  4. Sheets of lead for covering roofs; a flat roof so covered.
  5. A well- known metal of a dull fluish- gray colour; a plummet, used in sounding at sea; a thin plate of metal, to separate lines in printing; a small stick of plumbago used in pencils.
  6. First place; precedence; guidance. To lead off or out, to begin.
  7. To cover with lead; to fit with lead; to widen the space between lines by inserting a lead or thin plate of type- metal.
  8. To guide by the hand; to guide by showing the way; to conduct; to direct; to govern; to precede; to allure; to induce; to prevail on; to spend. To lead astray, to guide in a wrong way or into error. To lead captive, to carry into captivity.
  9. To go before and show the way; to go first; to conduct, as a chief or commander; to draw; to have a tendency to; to exercise dominion.

Google Ngram Viewer results for lead:

This graph shows how "lead" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for lead:

  1. I wanted to lead a normal life, and I wanted my wife. –  by
  2. He's easy- like to lead –  by
  3. If it be so, lead me, I pray thee, at once to Gertrud. –  by

Rhymes for lead:

  1. bead, bed, bede, bleed, bread, breed, cede, creed, dead, deed, dread, ed, fed, feed, freed, fried, greed, head, heed, impede, indeed, keyed, knead, led, lipide, mead, meade, med, misdeed, mislead, misread, need, plead, precede, proceed, read, recede, red, reed, reid, reread, reseed, retread, said, screed, secede, seed, shed, shred, sled, speed, spread, stampede, stead, steed, succeed, supersede, swede, ted, thread, tread, tweed, unread, unsaid, unwed, wed, weed, widespread, zed, bled, bred, brede, dede, fled, fred, ged, kneed, leed, pled, skied, teed, shaheed, snead, sneed, sped, hamid, jed, ned, rashid, walid, freda, reade, rasheed, redd, saeed, waleed, ede, friede, dred, fede, wedd, wied, nead, swed, he'd, she'd, we'd;
  2. abed, accede, agreed, ahead, behead, concede, decreed, elide, embed, exceed, imbed, instead, purebred, adread, misled, gilead, degreed;
  3. guaranteed, infrared, interbred, intercede, overfed, overfeed, overhead, thoroughbred, disagreed, aristide, biomed;