Definition of gain the lead
- Her car has gained the lead.
- Our team gained the lead in the eighth inning.
- Their company has gained the lead in developing this new technology.
: resources or advantage acquired or increased : profit
: the act or process of acquiring something
: an increase in amount, magnitude, or degree
: to acquire or get possession of usually by industry, merit, or craft
: to win in competition or conflict
: to arrive at : reach, attain
: to guide on a way especially by going in advance
: to direct on a course or in a direction
: to serve as a channel for
: example, precedent
: position at the front : vanguard
: a bluish-white soft malleable ductile plastic but inelastic heavy metallic element found mostly in combination and used especially in pipes, cable sheaths, batteries, solder, and shields against radioactivity — see Chemical Elements Table
: a plummet for sounding at sea
: a usually flat lead roof
: to cover, line, or weight with lead (see 4lead)
: to fix (window glass) in position with leads
: to put space between the lines of (typeset matter)
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