English to Afrikaans Meaning :: lead

lei
Lead :
lei
- leilooddrukkendleidrade
 

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Noun(1) an advantage held by a competitor in a race(2) a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey(3) evidence pointing to a possible solution(4) a position of being the initiator of something and an example that others will follow (especially in the phrase `take the lead'(5) the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile(6) the introductory section of a story(7) (sports(8) an actor who plays a principal role(9) (baseball(10) an indication of potential opportunity(11) a news story of major importance(12) the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine(13) restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain(14) thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing(15) mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil(16) a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
Verb(1) take somebody somewhere(2) produce as a result or residue(3) tend to or result in(4) travel in front of; go in advance of others(5) cause to undertake a certain action(6) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point(7) be in charge of(8) be ahead of others; be the first(9) be conducive to(10) lead, as in the performance of a composition(11) lead, extend, or afford access(12) move ahead (of others(13) cause something to pass or lead somewhere(14) preside over

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(1) Again, all the prime minister had to do was call for calm and he was part of the lead news story.(2) The school will also follow the lead of 30 other schools in the borough and operate a daily breakfast bar.(3) it's your lead(4) The player on the dealer's right has the first lead , and the winner of the trick leads to the next trick.(5) they are waiting for an expansion of world trade to lead a recovery(6) the lead story(7) a lead guitarist(8) Omar's reflections on his wife's motives lead him to contemplate his own life.(9) where does this tunnel lead to?(10) Chelsea held a 12-point lead over their nearest rivals, and continually found ways to win.(11) Considering this is her first lead role in a feature film, she is very impressive.(12) closing the plant will lead to the loss of 300 jobs(13) He made a good recovery but had to lead a quieter life.(14) Bloggers have made it into the Guardian's lead editorial today.(15) The most common cause of lead poisoning today is old paint with lead in it.(16) The lead story in the paper concerned a shipment of silver bullion, which had disappeared four months earlier.
Related Words
(1) lead time ::
lei tyd
Synonyms
Noun
1. the leading position ::
die voorste posisie
2. first position ::
eerste posisie
3. leading role ::
leidende rol
4. leash ::
leiband
5. clue ::
leidraad
6. bullet ::
bullet
7. leading ::
voorste
8. spark advance ::
vonk vooraf
9. trail ::
roete
10. lede ::
Lede
11. lead story ::
voorsprong storie
12. pencil lead ::
potlood lood
13. wind ::
wind
14. principal ::
skoolhoof
15. booster cable ::
booster kabel
Verb
16. guide ::
lei
17. cause ::
oorsaak
18. result in ::
gevolg in
19. be at the head of ::
aan die hoof van
20. be the leader of ::
wees die leier van
21. be ahead ::
wees voor
22. be at the front of ::
wees aan die voorkant van
23. experience ::
ervaring
24. top ::
Top
25. go ::
gaan
26. conduct ::
gedrag
27. moderate ::
matige
28. leave ::
verlaat
29. contribute ::
bydra
30. head ::
kop
31. run ::
run
32. extend ::
uit te brei
33. precede ::
voorafgaan
Adjective
34. leading ::
voorste
Different Forms
lead, leaded, leaden, leads
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