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Engelsk navneord: lead

1. lead (om egenskab) an advantage held by a competitor in a race


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe took the lead at the last turn.


Mindre specifikke termeradvantage, vantage

2. lead (om masse el. substans) a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe children were playing with lead soldiers.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)atomic number 82, Pb


Mindre specifikke termermetal, metallic element


Mere specifikke termerantimonial lead, hard lead, hard lead, pig lead


Vedrører disse overordnede termercerussite, galena, white lead ore

3. lead (om erkendelse) evidence pointing to a possible solution


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe police are following a promising lead.
The trail led straight to the perpetrator.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)track, trail


Mindre specifikke termerevidence, grounds

4. lead (om handling) a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead')


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe takes the lead in any group.
We were just waiting for someone to take the lead.
They didn't follow our lead.


Mindre specifikke termerleadership, leading

5. lead (om form) the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)


Mindre specifikke termerangle

6. lead (om kommunikation) the introductory section of a story


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lead-in, lede


Mindre specifikke termersection, subdivision


Omfatter disse overordnede termernews article, news story, newspaper article

7. lead (om mængde el. mål) (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning


Mindre specifikke termerscore


Overordnet emneområdeathletics, sport


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)deficit

8. lead (om person) an actor who plays a principal role


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)principal, star


Mindre specifikke termeractor, histrion, player, role player, thespian


Mere specifikke termerco-star, film star, idol, matinee idol, movie star, television star, TV star

9. lead (om sted) (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe took a long lead off first.


Mindre specifikke termerplace, position


Overordnet emneområdebaseball, baseball game

10. lead (om kommunikation) an indication of potential opportunity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got a tip on the stock market.
A good lead for a job.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)confidential information, hint, steer, tip, wind


Mindre specifikke termercounsel, counseling, counselling, direction, guidance

11. lead (om kommunikation) a news story of major importance


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lead story


Mindre specifikke termernews article, news story, newspaper article

12. lead (om egenskab) the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spark advance


Mindre specifikke termertiming

13. lead (om genstand) restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)leash, tether


Mindre specifikke termerconstraint, restraint

14. lead (om genstand) thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)leading


Mindre specifikke termerslip, strip

15. lead (om genstand) mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pencil lead


Mindre specifikke termerblack lead, graphite, plumbago


Omfatter disse overordnede termerlead pencil

16. lead (om genstand) a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)booster cable, jumper cable, jumper lead


Mindre specifikke termerconducting wire, jumper, wire


Mere specifikke termerclip lead

17. lead (om handling) the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe lead was in the dummy.


Mindre specifikke termerplay, turn


Omfatter disse overordnede termercard game, cards


Engelsk udsagnsord: lead

1. lead (om bevægelse) take somebody somewhere


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe lead him to our chief.
Can you take me to the main entrance?.
He conducted us to the palace.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe men lead the horses across the field


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conduct, direct, guide, take


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termerbeacon, hand, lead astray, misdirect, misguide, mislead, show, usher

2. lead (om tilstand) have as a result or residue


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe water left a mark on the silk dress.
Her blood left a stain on the napkin.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)leave, result


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbring about, give rise, produce


Mere specifikke termerlead


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningleave, leave

3. lead (om tilstand) tend to or result in


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis remark lead to further arguments among the guests.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerlead, leave, result


Mere specifikke termerentail, implicate, necessitate

4. lead (om bevægelse) travel in front of; go in advance of others


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe procession was headed by John.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)head


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerlead, precede


Mere specifikke termerdraw away


Udsagnsord med lignende betydninghead, head up

5. lead (om kommunikation) cause to undertake a certain action


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer greed led her to forge the checks.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey lead him to write the letter


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termercause, get, have, induce, make, stimulate


Mere specifikke termergive

6. lead (om tilstand) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningService runs all the way to Cranbury.
His knowledge doesn't go very far.
My memory extends back to my fourth year of life.
The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)extend, go, pass, run


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termercome, go deep, go far, radiate, ray


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningrange, run

7. lead (om adfærd) be in charge of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWho is heading this project?.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey lead him to write the letter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)head


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdirect


Mere specifikke termercaptain, chair, chairman, spearhead, take charge, take control, take hold

8. lead (om tilstand) be ahead of others; be the first


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe topped her class every year.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)top


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Kan forårsagecompete, contend, vie

9. lead (om adfærd) be conducive to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conduce, contribute


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termeradvance, boost, encourage, further, promote

10. lead (om tilvejebringelse) lead, as in the performance of a composition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningConduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conduct, direct


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdo, execute, perform


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningconduct


Overordnet emneområdemusic

11. lead (om tilstand) lead, extend, or afford access


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis door goes to the basement.
The road runs South.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)go


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe

12. lead (om bevægelse) move ahead (of others) in time or space


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)precede


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel


Mere specifikke termerhead, lead


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)follow

13. lead (om tilstand) cause something to pass or lead somewhere


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRun the wire behind the cabinet.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)run


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termermake pass, pass


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdraw, guide, pass, range, run, run

14. lead (om kommunikation) preside over


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJohn moderated the discussion.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chair, moderate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdiscuss, hash out, talk over









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