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Leading the mourners were his widow and 14-year-old daughter.
She led us down the hill.
He led his men into battle.
The pipe leads from the water heater to the bathroom upstairs.
We followed a dirt track leading through the woods.
The road leads west for three miles, then turns south.
This door leads you to a large entrance hall.
a narrow alleyway leading off High Street
The polls show the Republicans leading with only 10 days left until the election.
The Giants led the Lions at the half by a score of 10 to 7.
Johnson led the field throughout the final day of the race.
They lead the world in oil production.
New York still leads the field as the top American vacation destination.
She led the software development team during the project.
This is the American English definition of lead. View British English definition of lead.
someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes
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