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
Six players have made at least 28 3-pointers this season, led by senior leading scorer Peyton Alridge with 76 and Grady's 72.
The Cavaliers have quite a bit of youth themselves this year, from sophomore leading scorer Kyle Guy to sophomore guard Ty Jerome, who has handed out a team-best 130 assists.
Since the trades, James has been the team's leading scorer.
Moneke was the team's leading scorer before his suspension.
Alonso is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 15.6 ppg.
Gonzalez, a senior at Douglas, has been a leading voice of the movement to change gun laws since the Feb. 14 massacre.
Chandler is TIME International’s executive editor and chairman of Brainstorm Design IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world's leading voices, providing commentary on events in news, society, and culture.
Dwyer, now with Orlando City SC, is the second leading scorer in Sporting KC history.
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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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