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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

Vedrærer 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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