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How to Pronounce lead?

Correct pronunciation for the word "lead" is [lˈiːd], [lˈiːd], [l_ˈiː_d].

Definition of lead

  1. 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.
  2. To cover with lead; to fit with lead; to widen the space between lines by inserting a lead or thin plate of type-metal.
  3. Sheets of lead for covering roofs; a flat roof so covered.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. First place; precedence; guidance. To lead off or out, to begin.
  7. Made or consisting of lead.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Lead?

  • The personal forms of the verb "lead" in the present tense are:

  • - I lead

  • - You lead

  • - He/She/It leads

  • - We lead

  • - You lead

  • - They lead
  • What is the past tense of Lead?

  • The personal forms of the verb "lead" in past tense are:

  • 1. I led.

  • 2. You led.

  • 3. He/She/It led.

  • 4. We led.

  • 5. You led.

  • 6. They led.
  • What is the adverb for lead?

    The adverb for the word "lead" is "leadingly".

    What is the adjective for lead?

    The adjective form of the word "lead" is "leading".

    Usage over time for lead:

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

    What is the plural form of lead?

    The plural of the "lead" can be the "leads".

    What is the singular form of lead?

    The singular of the "lead" can be the "lead".

    Synonyms for Lead:


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