lead off

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

lead off

verb \ˈlēd-\

Definition of LEAD OFF

intransitive verb
:  begin; also :  to come on or perform first
transitive verb
1
:  to make a start on :  open
2
:  to bat first for a baseball team in (an inning)

Examples of LEAD OFF

  1. <plans to lead off the news conference with a prepared statement>

First Known Use of LEAD OFF

1806

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