[noun] a news story of major importance Synonyms: story
[noun] the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine Synonyms: spark advance
[noun] restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal Synonyms: leash, tether
[noun] thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing Synonyms: ing
[noun] mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil Synonyms: pencil
[noun] a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire; "it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads" Synonyms: jumper cable, jumper
[noun] the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; "the lead was in the dummy"
[verb] take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace" Synonyms: take, direct, conduct, guide
[verb] result in; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin" Synonyms: leave, result
[verb] tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"
[verb] travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John" Synonyms: head
[verb] cause to undertake a certain action; "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
[verb] stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets" Synonyms: run, go, pass, extend
[verb] be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?" Synonyms: head
[verb] be ahead of others; be the first; "she topped her class every year" Synonyms: top
[verb] be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing" Synonyms: contribute, conduce
[verb] lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years" Synonyms: conduct, direct
[verb] pass or spend; "lead a good life"
[verb] lead, extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the basement"; "The road runs South" Synonyms: go
[verb] move ahead (of others) in time or space Synonyms: precede
[verb] cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet" Synonyms: run
[verb] preside over; "John moderated the discussion" Synonyms: moderate, chair