Definition of leader Pronunciation
1. Any person that leads or directs.
1. One who goes first.
Follow the leader.
2. One having authority to direct.
We elected her team leader.
3. One who leads a political party or group of elected party members; sometimes used in titles.
Leader of the House of Commons
Senate Majority Leader
4. A person or organization that leads in a certain field in terms of excellence, success, etc.
The company is the leader in home remodeling in the county.
5. Music A performer who leads a band, choir, or a section of an orchestra.
6. UK The first violin in a symphony orchestra; the concertmaster.
2. An animal that leads.
7. The dominant animal in a pack of animals, such as wolves or lions.
8. An animal placed in advance of others, especially on a team of horse, oxen, or dogs.
3. Something that leads or conducts.
9. Botany A fast-growing terminal shoot of a woody plant.
10. A pipe for conducting rain water from a roof to a cistern or to the ground.
11. UK The first, or the principal, editorial article in a newspaper; a leading or main editorial article; a lead story.
12. Fishing A section of line between the main fishing line and the snell of a hook, intended to be more resistant to bites and harder for a fish to detect than the main fishing line.
13. A piece of material at the beginning or end of a reel or roll to allow the material to the threaded or fed onto something, as a reel of film onto a projector or a roll of paper onto a rotary printing press.
14. Marketing A loss leader or a popular product sold at a normal price.
15. Printing A type having a dot or short row of dots upon its face.
16. In the plural A row of dots, periods, or hyphens, used in tables of contents, etc., to lead the eye across a space to the right word or number.
17. Fishing A net for leading fish into a pound, weir, etc.
18. Mining A branch or small vein, not important in itself, but indicating the proximity of a better one.
19. Nautical A block of hard wood pierced with suitable holes for leading ropes in their proper places.
20. Engineering The drive wheel in any kind of machinery.
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English - English - leader Pronunciation
n. person or thing that leads; head, chief, director; carrier; conductor (of an orchestra, chorus, etc.); head musician; main article, leading article; drainpipe, downspout; dotted line (Printing)
n. boss, leader, chief; head, strongman
n. leader, chief, head
English - Spanish - leader Pronunciation
s. líder, acaudillador, adalid, cabecilla, caudillo, conductor, director, dirigente, guía, jefe, jerarca, mandamás, persona que tiene mando
English - French - leader Pronunciation
n. chef, leader, dirigeant, chef d'orchestre; édito; amorce, fil; laisse; ligne en pointillé (imprimerie)
English - German - leader Pronunciation
n. Führer; Vorsitzender; Anführer; Leiter
English - Indonesian - leader Pronunciation
n. pemimpin, kepala, pengendali, penganjur, pembimbing, pemuka, mbah, gembong, jinjang, tokoh, malim
English - Italian - leader Pronunciation
s. capo, guida; leader; condottiero; (Giorn) articolo di fondo, editoriale; capofila; (Sport) chi è in testa, chi conduce; (Mus) direttore; primo esecutore; primo violino; cavallo di testa; (Fot
English - Polish - leader Pronunciation
n. prowadzący, przewodnik, przodownik, prowodyr, wódz, przywódca, lider, szef, naczelnik, dyrygent, zagrywający, hegemon
English - Portuguese - leader Pronunciation
s. líder, chefe, cabeça, guia, condutor, comandante, capitão
English - Romanian - leader Pronunciation
n. şef, comandant, lider, dirijor, bonz, articol de fond, ştire principală, conductă de scurgere, canal de scurgere, conducător, navă conducătoare, roată motrice, roată principală
English - Russian - leader Pronunciation
с. руководитель, вождь, глава, командир, лидер; ведущий, дирижер, предводитель; вожатый, полководец, регент; заголовок, передовая статья, передовица, первое сообщение в последних известиях; первая скрипка; главная роль; , ведущий актер, ведущий музыкант; ведущий кабель
English - Turkish - leader Pronunciation
i. lider, önder, baş, başmakale, önayak, müşteri çeken ucuz mal
English - Ukrainian - leader Pronunciation
n. керівник, лідер, вождь, передовиця, ватажко, діяч, командир, ланкова, ланковий, напутник, начальник, передняк
French - English - leader Pronunciation
(m) n. boss, leader, chief; head, strongman
German - English - leader Pronunciation
n. leader
Italian - English - leader Pronunciation
n. leader, chief, head
English - Dutch - leader Pronunciation
zn. leider, hoofd; hoofdartikel; voorganger; dirigent (orkest); eerste speler; lijn van punten (gedrukt)
English - Greek - leader Pronunciation
ουσ. οδηγητής, πρωτεργάτης, ηγέτης, καθοδηγητής
German - Spanish - leader Pronunciation
n. dirigente (m)
French - German - leader Pronunciation
n. aufmacher, führer, leader, marktführer, spitzenreiter, haupt
French - Russian - leader Pronunciation
n. лидер (m), вождь (m), передовица (m)
French - Turkish - leader Pronunciation
[le] önder, lider
German - French - leader Pronunciation
n. leader (m)
German - Russian - leader Pronunciation
n. передовой: передовая статья (m), лидер (m)
German - Turkish - leader Pronunciation
i. şef (m)
Italian - French - leader Pronunciation
(associazione scautistica) chef scout; chef de troupe
Italian - German - leader Pronunciation
n. führer, leiter
English - Arabic - leader Pronunciation
‏قائد، مرشد، زعيم، عازف رئيسي، رئيس، مقال رئيسي، العداء الأول، المدير، الفرس المقدم، المرشد، الهادي، الزعيم‏
English - Chinese - leader Pronunciation
(名) 领袖, 指挥者, 领导者; 首席小提琴手; 领先的人; 乐队指挥
English - Chinese - leader Pronunciation
(名) 領袖, 指揮者, 領導者; 首席小提琴手; 領先的人; 樂隊指揮
English - Hindi - leader Pronunciation
n. लीडर, नेता, राहनुमा, सरदार, अधिनायक, अगुआ, अग्र-लेख
English - Japanese - leader Pronunciation
(名) 指導者, 先導するもの; 頭, 主導者; 指揮者; 音楽家のリーダー; 主要記事; 排水管; 点線(印刷)
English - Korean - leader Pronunciation
명. 지도자; 우두머리; 지휘자; 주역 음악가; 주요기사; 도수구; 인쇄용 끈 ( 인쇄)
English - Vietnamese - leader Pronunciation
n. người chỉ dẩn, người hướng đạo, người chỉ huy, người cầm đầu, người lảnh đạo, lảnh tụ, ống dẩn nước, mầm cây, ở ngọn, người chủ mưu

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Synonyms for leader
1. guide: lead, pilot
2. boss: head, chief, master, chieftain