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Synonyms for leadingˈlɛd ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lead, leading(noun)

    thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing

    Synonyms:
    lead, star, jumper cable, pencil lead, lead-in, tip, jumper lead, atomic number 82, leadership, wind, lead story, hint, lede, spark advance, trail, principal, tether, leash, booster cable, track, leading, confidential information, steer

    Antonyms:
    inferior, pursuing, down, minor, following

  2. leadership, leading(adj)

    the activity of leading

    Synonyms:
    leaders, leading, lead, leadership

    Antonyms:
    inferior, pursuing, minor, down, following

  3. leading(p), prima(p), star(p), starring(p), stellar(a)(adj)

    indicating the most important performer or role

    Antonyms:
    pursuing, down, inferior, minor, following

  4. leading(a), preeminent(adj)

    greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement

    Antonyms:
    pursuing, minor, down, inferior, following

  5. leading(adj)

    going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way

    Synonyms:
    prima(p), starring(p), leading(p), in the lead, leading(a), stellar(a), preeminent, star(p), ahead(p)

    Antonyms:
    inferior, minor, down, pursuing, following

  6. ahead(p), in the lead, leading(adj)

    having the leading position or higher score in a contest

    Antonyms:
    inferior, following, pursuing, down, minor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leading(a.)

    Synonyms:
    governing, ruling

  2. leading(a.)

    Synonyms:
    chief, principal, capital, most important

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. leading

    Synonyms:
    Lead intoxication (a local use by British miners)


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