present tense third-person singular of lead
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as in extends
to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction this old road leads to an abandoned quarry

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leads

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noun

plural of lead
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as in principals
the person who has the most important role in a play, movie, or TV show the actor's career has really taken off since he became the lead in that prime-time drama

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as in tips
a piece of advice or useful information especially from an expert my sister got a lead on the job opening from her neighbor, who is the human resources director for the company

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“Leads.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leads. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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