ETYM Old Eng. led, leed, lead, as. leád; akin to Dutch lood, Mid. High Germ. lôt, German loth plummet, sounding lead, small weight, Swed. and Dan. lod.
1. A position of leadership (especially in the phrase 'take the lead').
2. An advantage held by a competitor in a race.
3. A news story of major importance; SYN. lead story.
4. The introductory section of a story; SYN. lead-in.
5. Evidence pointing to a possible solution; SYN. track, trail.
6. The playing of a card to start a trick in bridge.
7. (Baseball) The position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base.
8. The angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile).
9. (Pronounced) A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull gray; SYN. Pb, atomic number 82.
10. (Pronounced) A mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil; SYN. pencil lead.
11. (Pronounced) A thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing; SYN. leading.
Ledina, livada, komad ravnog zemljišta, polje.
Razlog, motiv, pobuda.
A bluish-white soft malleable ductile plastic but inelastic heavy metallic element found mostly in combination and used especially in pipes, cable sheaths, batteries, solder, and shields against radioactivity
Teški i lako topljiv metal.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: led).
1. To be ahead of others; be at the top; be the first.
2. To travel in front of; go in advance of others; SYN. head.
3. To pass or spend.
4. To take somebody somewhere; SYN. take, direct, conduct, guide.
5. To tend to or result in.
6. To cause to undertake a certain action.
Zapovedati, narediti, naređivati, nalagati, naložiti; vladati čim; trg. naručiti, naručivati, poručiti, poručivati.
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