lead on to - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] British
present tense
I/you/we/theylead on to
he/she/itleads on to
present participleleading on to
past tenseled on to
past participleled on to
  1. same as lead to (sense 1)

    Prout’s work on digestion led on to studies of proteins and fats.

See also main entry: lead