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taking the lead

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Synonyms for taking the lead

verb invent; lay the groundwork
  • begin
  • colonize
  • create
  • develop
  • discover
  • establish
  • explore
  • found
  • initiate
  • instigate
  • institute
  • launch
  • originate
  • prepare
  • spearhead
  • start
  • go out in front
  • map out
  • open up
  • show the way
  • take the lead
  • trailblaze

Antonyms for taking the lead

  • cease
  • complete
  • conclude
  • destroy
  • die
  • end
  • finish
  • halt
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • prevent
  • ruin
  • stop
  • terminate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.