Examples of leading in a Sentence
a leading topic of conversation
Their family played a leading part in the settlement of the town.
the leading role in a major Hollywood movie
a leading citizen of the town
She's one of the leading authorities on the stock market.
Recent Examples of leading from the Web
Sophomores Christina Bodziak and Olivia Kyrger provided great leadership, with Bodziak finishing as the team’s leading scorer.
White would welcome back the team’s leading scorer from a season ago.
Samuelson, a junior, finished the season as the team’s leading scorer, averaging 17.4 points per game.
Wagner, a 6-foot-11 center from Germany, finished the year as Michigan's leading scorer (14.6 points per game) and rebounder (7.1 per game) after testing the NBA draft waters as a sophomore last season.
Thompson finishes as the program’s leading scorer with 123 points.
Morata is the club's leading goal scorer in the Premier League with 11 goals, alongside Eden Hazard, after making only 26 appearances.
Auburn has seen three players announce their intentions to leave the basketball program, including leading scorer Mustapha Heron, who is entering the NBA Draft along with three other players.
The team’s leading scorer, Connor Cashaw, is a Stevenson graduate.
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First Known Use of leading
arch, big, capital, cardinal, central, chief, dominant, first, foremost, grand, great, greatest, highest, key, main, master, overbearing, overriding, paramount, predominant, preeminent, premier, primal, primary, principal, prior, sovereign (also sovran), supreme;
LEADING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of leading for English Language Learners
: having great importance, influence, or success
: most important
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