Definition of in the lead
- They walked single file, with the oldest boy in the lead.
- Our team was in the lead.
: 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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