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synonyms for lead to

  • activate
  • breed
  • bring about
  • cause
  • coax
  • convince
  • engender
  • generate
  • motivate
  • persuade
  • produce
  • promote
  • prompt
  • urge
  • abet
  • actuate
  • bulldoze
  • cajole
  • draw
  • effect
  • get
  • goose
  • impel
  • incite
  • influence
  • instigate
  • make
  • move
  • occasion
  • press
  • procure
  • soft-soap
  • squeeze
  • steamroll
  • sway
  • sweet-talk
  • wheedle
  • argue into
  • bring around
  • draw in
  • get up
  • give rise to
  • prevail upon
  • sell one on
  • set in motion
  • suck in
  • talk into
  • twist one's arm
  • win over
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antonyms for lead to

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  • destroy
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • kill
  • prevent
  • stop
  • delay
  • deter
  • fail
  • impede
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • repel
  • stay
  • hinder
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    How to use lead to in a sentence

    Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    These differences of interests will lead to disputes, ill blood, and finally to separation.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    "Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    I looked round to see where our help was most wanted, and was about to lead them forward, when I heard the voice of the Alcalde.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Now many people think that we are moving in the direction of world socialism to-day.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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    WORDS RELATED TO LEAD TO

    • accelerate
    • advance
    • cause
    • expedite
    • generate
    • give rise to
    • induce
    • inspire
    • lead to
    • occasion
    • precipitate
    • prompt
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