Definition of take the lead
- You take the lead and we'll follow right behind you.
- Her car has taken the lead.
- Our team took the lead in the eighth inning.
- Their company has taken the lead in developing this new technology.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: 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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