Definition Of leading


be in charge or command of.

a military delegation was led by the Chief of Staff

be superior to (competitors or colleagues).

there will be specific areas or skills in which other nations lead the world

cause (a person or animal) to go with one by holding them by the hand, a halter, a rope, etc., while moving forward.

she emerged leading a bay horse

guidance or leadership, especially in a spiritual context.

Things can be learned in many ways (spiritual leading is one way you pointed).

have or experience (a particular way of life).

she's led a completely sheltered life

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Example Of leading

  • "Mother, we taught our kids to act upon the leading of the Holy Spirit."

  • a number of leading politicians

  • After college, she headed to New York City and landed the leading role in the Broadway production, Zombie.

  • And certainly, with that leading , I think surrounding it a box would be a mistake.

  • And in 1994 he signed with the nation's leading independent label.

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