Definition for leading

adjective as in chief, superior

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Example Sentences

Deforestation has not played the same leading role in the fires spanning the western US and Siberia this summer, but climate change has primed both landscapes to burn.

From Vox

Those same models have Biden the favorite in all the other states he’s currently leading polls.

From Fortune

Case in point, here’s how a leading home supply retailer’s Performance TV retargeting campaign stacked up against display-only retargeting.

It’s fully integrated into Google Analytics, so you can measure and verify your performance using the leading 3rd party analytics platform as well.

You’ll hear from and engage with some of the industry’s leading voices.

Groups like CAIR and leading intellectuals and imams have been denouncing acts like these for years.

He was a leading presidential contender in 1988 and 1992, but never formally entered the race.

“Voters knew about this and seemed not to care,” said Roy Moskowitz, a leading Democratic consultant on Staten Island.

Watch your back Liam Neeson, here comes Kevin Costner to steal your older-leading-man thunder!

But if the goal is to maintain any hope—grim as it is— for serious negotiations leading to a two state solution.

The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.

She heard through the half-open door Mr. Orgreave's slippers on the tiles of the passage leading to the stairs.

So everybody began looking for the appearance of his story in all the leading magazines.

Louis was too much appalled by the two leading charges, to shew any surprise at the third.

But Perpignan being at the end of everywhere and leading nowhere attracts very few visitors.


On this page you'll find 134 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leading, such as: best, dominant, famous, main, noted, and outstanding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.