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leadoff

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

coming before all others in time or order
  • the leadoff batter

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lead off

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of lead off (Entry 2 of 2)

to take the first step in (a process or course of action)
  • plans to lead off the news conference with a prepared statement

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The first known use of leadoff was in 1806

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“Leadoff.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leadoff. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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