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lead off

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verb \ˈlēd-\

Definition of lead off

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  begin; also :  to come on or perform first

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to make a start on :  open

  5. 2 :  to bat first for a baseball team in (an inning)



Examples of lead off in a sentence

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



1806

First Known Use of lead off

1806


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