Synonyms and Antonyms of leader
a long hollow cylinder for carrying a substance (as a liquid or gas)
- The leader funnels water off of the roof and down into the cistern.
drain, drainpipe, funnel, hydrant, main, smokestack, spout, standpipe, stovepipe, tile, waste pipe, waterspout
pipage (or pipeage), pipeline, piping
the person (as an employer or supervisor) who tells people and especially workers what to do
- The team leader is good at making sure that everyone keeps busy at their assigned tasks.
administrator, commander, director, executive, general, governor, hierarch, higher-up
leadman, manager, overseer, principal, skipper, standard-bearer, steward, straw boss, superintendent, superior, supervisor
dominator, lord, overlord, potentate, ruler, sovereign (also sovran)
baron, czar (also tsar), king, magnate, mogul, president, prince
big cheese, big gun, bigwig, top dog, top gun
one that takes the lead or sets an example
- an architectural firm that is widely regarded as a leader in innovative residential design