Definitions and translations for "leader"

Definition of leader

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

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

s. líder, acaudillador, adalid, cabecilla, caudillo, conductor, director, dirigente, guía, jefe, jerarca, mandamás, persona que tiene mando

English - French - leader

n. chef, leader, dirigeant, chef d'orchestre; édito; amorce, fil; laisse; ligne en pointillé (imprimerie)

English - German - leader

n. Führer; Vorsitzender; Anführer; Leiter

English - Indonesian - leader

n. pemimpin, kepala, pengendali, penganjur, pembimbing, pemuka, mbah, gembong, jinjang, tokoh, malim

English - Italian - leader

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

n. prowadzący, przewodnik, przodownik, prowodyr, wódz, przywódca, lider, szef, naczelnik, dyrygent, zagrywający, hegemon

English - Portuguese - leader

s. líder, chefe, cabeça, guia, condutor, comandante, capitão

English - Romanian - leader

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

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

i. lider, önder, baş, başmakale, önayak, müşteri çeken ucuz mal

English - Ukrainian - leader

n. керівник, лідер, вождь, передовиця, ватажко, діяч, командир, ланкова, ланковий, напутник, начальник, передняк

French - English - leader

(m) n. boss, leader, chief; head, strongman

German - English - leader

n. leader

Italian - English - leader

n. leader, chief, head

English - Dutch - leader

zn. leider, hoofd; hoofdartikel; voorganger; dirigent (orkest); eerste speler; lijn van punten (gedrukt)

English - Greek - leader

ουσ. οδηγητής, πρωτεργάτης, ηγέτης, καθοδηγητής

German - Spanish - leader

n. dirigente (m)

French - German - leader

n. aufmacher, führer, leader, marktführer, spitzenreiter, haupt

French - Russian - leader

n. лидер (m), вождь (m), передовица (m)

French - Turkish - leader

[le] önder, lider

German - French - leader

n. leader (m)

German - Russian - leader

n. передовой: передовая статья (m), лидер (m)

German - Turkish - leader

i. şef (m)

Italian - French - leader

(associazione scautistica) chef scout; chef de troupe

Italian - German - leader

n. führer, leiter

English - Arabic - leader

‏قائد، مرشد، زعيم، عازف رئيسي، رئيس، مقال رئيسي، العداء الأول، المدير، الفرس المقدم، المرشد، الهادي، الزعيم‏

English - Chinese - leader

(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

(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

n. लीडर, नेता, राहनुमा, सरदार, अधिनायक, अगुआ, अग्र-लेख

English - Japanese - leader

(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

명. 지도자; 우두머리; 지휘자; 주역 음악가; 주요기사; 도수구; 인쇄용 끈 ( 인쇄)

English - Vietnamese - leader

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