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
Sydney took Spitty up to the leading edge of the dock.
He had been born in 1925, on the leading edge of the Silent Generation.
The main conference attraction was a team of specialists from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, who praised Florida as a state on the leading edge of election security.
Chinese officials frankly admit that their technology is far from the global leading edge.
The combination of Mitek and A2iA defines the new leading edge in artificial intelligence for document and identity verification.
Atlanta has an incredibly deep collection of young pitchers with Soroka and Gohara on the leading edge.
And these vehicles are just the leading edge of a wave.
Investigators also found that the leading edge of the left wing was damaged by the shrapnel produced by the explosion, which killed Riordan.
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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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