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General dictionaries General (37 matching dictionaries)
  1. lead, lead: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. lead, lead, the lead: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. lead, lead: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. lead: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. lead: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. lead, lead, lead: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Lead, lead: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. lead, the lead: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Lead: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. lead: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. lead: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. lead: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. lead, the lead: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. lead (n.), lead (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Lead, lead: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. lead: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. lead: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. LEad, Lead (band), Lead (curling), Lead (disambiguation), Lead (electronics), Lead (element), Lead (engineering), Lead (geology), Lead (leg), Lead (sea ice), Lead (tack), Lead, The Lead: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. lead: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Lead: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. lead: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. lead: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. Lead: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. lead: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Lead (dog): Britih-American Dictionary [home, info]
  26. lead: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  27. lead: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  28. Lead: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  29. Lead: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  30. Lead: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  31. lead: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  32. lead: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  33. lead: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  34. lead: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  35. lead: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. lead: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. Lead: Beginners' Bridge Glossay [home, info]
  3. Lead: Natural Magick [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. Lead: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. lead: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. Lead: bizterms.net [home, info]
  4. Lead: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  5. Lead: Wideman Comparative Glossary of Project Management Terms [home, info]
  6. Lead(metal), Lead (element), Lead (metal), lead: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  7. Lead(metal), Lead (element), Lead (metal), lead: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  8. lead (Pb): BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Lead: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  2. Lead(metal), Lead (element), Lead (metal), Lead (music), lead: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Lead: Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Lead: Merck Manuals [home, info]
  3. lead: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  4. Lead: Health and Wellness Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Lead(metal), Lead (element), Lead (metal), lead: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. lead: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. Lead: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  3. lead: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  4. LEAD: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  5. LEAD: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  6. lead: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Lead: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. lead: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. LEAD: The Mineral Gallery [home, info]
  3. Lead: Extragalactic Astronomy [home, info]
  4. Lead: The Orchid Lady's Illustrated Orchid Encyclopedia [home, info]
  5. lead: WebElements Periodic Table of the Elements [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. lead: The Folk File [home, info]
  2. Lead, lead: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. lead: Pinochle Glossary [home, info]
  2. lead, lead: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (15 matching dictionaries)
  1. lead: Electronics [home, info]
  3. Lead: Glossary of Air Pollution Terms [home, info]
  4. Lead: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  5. LEAD: Roofing Terms [home, info]
  6. lead: Construction deterioration & building durability glossary [home, info]
  7. lead: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  8. Lead: Explosives [home, info]
  9. lead: Illustrated Glass Dictionary [home, info]
  10. LEAD: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  11. Lead: Glossary of Mining Terms [home, info]
  12. lead: Search Engine Dictionary [home, info]
  13. lead: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  14. Lead: Urban Conservation Glossary [home, info]
  15. lead: Television: Critical Methods and Applications [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (lead)

noun:  the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge ("The lead was in the dummy")
noun:  a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead') ("He takes the lead in any group")
noun:  mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil
noun:  thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
noun:  an advantage held by a competitor in a race ("He took the lead at the last turn")
noun:  evidence pointing to a possible solution ("The police are following a promising lead")
noun:  the introductory section of a story ("It was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter")
noun:  a news story of major importance
noun:  (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base ("He took a long lead off first")
noun:  the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
noun:  a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull gray ("The children were playing with lead soldiers")
noun:  the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine
noun:  an indication of potential opportunity ("A good lead for a job")
noun:  a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire ("It was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads")
noun:  restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
noun:  an actor who plays a principal role
verb:  tend to or result in ("This remark lead to further arguments among the guests")
verb:  be ahead of others; be the first
verb:  pass or spend ("Lead a good life")
verb:  cause to undertake a certain action
verb:  travel in front of; go in advance of others
verb:  take somebody somewhere ("We lead him to our chief")
verb:  be in charge of
verb:  be conducive to ("The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing")
verb:  lead, extend, or afford access
verb:  cause something to pass or lead somewhere
verb:  lead, as in the performance of a composition
verb:  move ahead (of others) in time or space
verb:  result in
verb:  preside over
verb:  stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point

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