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LEAD

'LEAD' is a 4 letter word starting with L and ending with D

Crossword clues for 'LEAD'

ClueAnswer

Heavy soft metal (4)LEAD
Cardiogram connection (4)
X-ray vision stopper (4)
Pb, to a chemist (4)
Baserunner's steps off the bag (4)
Go ahead; element (4)
Short wire used as jumper (4)
Short wire used as jumper; Pb (4)
Soft metal (4)
Command; metal (4)
It blocks Superman's X-ray vision (4)
Metal Pb (4)
Modern paint no-no (4)
A heavy metal (4)
Main part (4)
Dancer Fred Astaire, to Adele (4)
Pet controller (4)
Heavy malleable metal (4)
Radiation shield material (4)
Principal role (4)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for LEAD

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word lead will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

2 letter words

GO - PB

3 letter words

AIM - BAR - BIT - BOB - CUE - DDT - DOT - GET - KEY - LAP - RUN - SEE - SET - TIE - TIN - TIP - VAN

4 letter words

BEAR - BEND - BIAS - CARD - CAST - CLUE - CORD - DEAN - DIVA - DROP - EDGE - FIST - FLEX - FOOL - GILT - GIVE - GOLD - HACK - HAND - HEAD - HERO - HINT - HOLD - IRON - KING - LEAD - LEAN - LINE - LIVE - LURE - MAIN - MARK - MOVE - ODDS - PACE - PART - PASS - RANK - RATE - ROLE - RULE - SHOW - SIDE - SIGN - SINK - SLUR - STAR - SWAY - TAKE - TEND - TONE - TURN - TYPE - WARP - WIRE - WORK - ZINC

5 letter words

ACTOR - ARROW - BEGIN - BIDET - BLAZE - BRASS - BRING - CABLE - CARRY - CAUSE - CHAIN - CHAIR - CHIEF - COLOR - DECOY - DOYEN - EVOKE - EXCEL - FAVOR - FIRST - FOXES - FRONT - GUARD - GUIDE - HEAVY - INDEX - LE PAS - LEASH - LINES - METAL - MODEL - MOULD - MOUNT - ORDER - OUTDO - PAUSE - PIECE - PILOT - PLUMB - POINT - PRESA - REIGN - RIDER - ROUTE - SCENT - SEGNO - SERVE - SKILL - SPEND - SPOOR - START - STEEL - STEER - SWELL - SWING - TEMPT - TINGE - TINNY - TRACE - TREND - USAGE - USHER - VERGE - WHIFF

6 letter words

ACCENT - AFFECT - ATTEND - BARIUM - BEACON - BEND TO - BRASSY - BRAZEN - BROACH - BRONZE - BRONZY - CANCEL - CERIUM - CESIUM - CHROME - COBALT - CONVOY - COPPER - CREATE - CUSTOS - DECIDE - DIRECT - DRAW ON - EFFECT - ELICIT - ENGAGE - ENLIST - ENTICE - ENTRAP - ERBIUM - ESCORT - EXCEED - FAVOUR - FEEDER - FILLER - FUGLER - GALENA - GOLDEN - GOVERN - HANDLE - HEAD UP - HERALD - HONCHO - HUNTER - INDIUM - INDUCE - INVENT - JUMENT - LACING - LEAD ON - LEADEN - LEADER - LOOK TO - MANAGE - MARGIN - MIRROR - NEEDLE - NICKEL - OBTAIN - OSMIUM - OUTRUN - PERSON - PEWTER - PLUNGE - POISON - PROMPT - RADIUM - ROUNCY - SCHOOL - SEDUCE - SETTLE - SILVER - SINGER - SINKER - SODIUM - SQUARE - SQUIRE - STEELY - STRING - SYMBOL - TETHER - TIP OFF - TIP-OFF - TOP DOG - URTEXT - WAIT ON - WALK ON - WALK-ON - WANTON - WEIGHT

7 letter words

ADVANCE - ARSENIC - AUREATE - BALLAST - BEGUILE - BELL COW - BIOTYPE - BISMUTH - BIT PART - BRING ON - BRING UP - CADMIUM - CALCIUM - CAPTAIN - CARRY ON - CHANNEL - COMMAND - CONDUCE - CONDUCT - CONVERT - COPPERY - CUE WORD - CUPROUS - DECEIVE - DESCEND - DICTATE - DISPOSE - ELEMENT - EPITOME - ESQUIRE - EXAMPLE - FAT PART - FERMATA - FERROUS - FORERUN - GALLIUM - GET TO DO - GIGSTER - GO AHEAD - HACKNEY - HEADING - HEROINE - HOLMIUM - HOT LEAD - INCLINE - INGENUE - INSPIRE - IRIDIUM - KEY WORD - KICK OFF - LEAD OFF - LEADING - LITHIUM - MARSHAL - MEASURE - MERCURY - MISLEAD - NIOBIUM - OFFICER - OUTRANK - PALFREY - PATTERN - PEWTERY - PIONEER - PLUMMET - POINT TO - POINTER - PRECEDE - PREFACE - PRELUDE - PREMIER - PRESENT - PRESIDE - PREVAIL - PRIMACY - PROCURE - PRODUCE - PROVOKE - RANK OUT - REMOUNT - RHENIUM - RUNNING - SADDLER - SANDBAG - SILVERY - SKIPPER - SUBSIDE - SUCCESS - SUMPTER - SURPASS - T SQUARE - TAKE OUT - TERBIUM - THE CONN - THE HELM - THE LEAD - THILLER - THULIUM - URANIUM - URGENCY - USHER IN - VESTIGE - VILLAIN - WHEELER - WOLFRAM - YTTRIUM

8 letter words

ALUMINUM - ANTECEDE - ANTETYPE - ANTIHERO - ANTITYPE - APPROACH - BE MASTER - CHAPERON - CHROMIUM - COMMENCE - CONTRIVE - CONVINCE - CUPREOUS - DEANSHIP - DISTANCE - DOMINATE - DOMINION - DRAW DOWN - ENGENDER - ENGINEER - EUROPIUM - EVIDENCE - EXEMPLAR - FOREMOST - FUGLEMAN - GENOTYPE - GET GOING - GO BEFORE - GUIDANCE - HANDLING - HOODWINK - HOUR HAND - IMITATEE - INITIATE - INSTRUCT - INTEREST - INVEIGLE - IRONLIKE - LEAD ROLE - LIGATURE - LUMINARY - LUTETIUM - MAGNESIA - MAJORITY - MANAGERY - MANAGING - MANEUVER - MILEPOST - MISGUIDE - MOTIVATE - NICKELIC - NOTATION - ORDERING - ORIGINAL - OUTSTRIP - PARADIGM - PERSUADE - PILOTAGE - PLATINUM - PLUMB BOB - POLO PONY - POLONIUM - PRESTIGE - PRIORITY - PROSPECT - REGULATE - ROADSTER - RUBIDIUM - SAMARIUM - SCANDIUM - SHEPHERD - SIGNPOST - SOFTEN UP - STANDARD - STEERAGE - STEERING - TANTALUM - TELLTALE - TEND TO GO - THALLIUM - THE WHEEL - TITANIUM - TUNGSTEN - VANADIUM - VANGUARD - VINCULUM - WEAR DOWN

9 letter words

ADVANTAGE - AMERICIUM - ARCHETYPE - AUTHORITY - BAMBOOZLE - BASE METAL - BE IN FRONT - BERYLLIUM - CALL FORTH - CART HORSE - CATCHWORD - CHARACTER - COME FIRST - CRITERION - DETERMINE - DIRECTION - DRAY HORSE - FILL HORSE - FOREGOING - GERMANIUM - GET BEFORE - GET MOVING - GO AHEAD OF - GRAVITATE - GREATNESS - GUIDEPOST - HEADLINER - HEAVY LEAD - HUSBANDRY - INDICATOR - INFLUENCE - INSTIGATE - INTRODUCE - LANTHANUM - MAGNESIUM - MANGANESE - MERCURIAL - MERCUROUS - MISDIRECT - NEODYMIUM - NICKELINE - OFFICIATE - ORIGINATE - PACK HORSE - PALLADIUM - PARAMOUNT - PERSONAGE - PLOW HORSE - PLUMB LINE - PLUMB RULE - POLE HORSE - POST-HORSE - POTASSIUM - POTENTIAL - POWER CORD - PRECEDENT - PRECEDING - PRECURSOR - PRESCRIBE - PRINCIPAL - PRIVILEGE - PROTHESIS - PROTOTYPE - RANK FIRST - RECEDENCE - REDOUND TO - RESTRAINT - ROAD HORSE - RUTHENIUM - SENIORITY - SET SQUARE - SET TOWARD - SIGNATURE - SIGNBOARD - SOUBRETTE - SPEARHEAD - STAND OVER - STRONTIUM - SUPERSTAR - SUPERVISE - SUPREMACY - TEMPO MARK - TITLE ROLE - TRY SQUARE - WEIGH DOWN - WEIGH WITH - WHILE AWAY - WORKHORSE - YTTERBIUM - ZIRCONIUM

10 letter words

ACCENT MARK - ADMINISTER - ANTAGONIST - ASCENDANCY - BELLWETHER - BRING ABOUT - CHUTZPADIK - COME BEFORE - CONTRIBUTE - DISCIPLINE - DRAFT HORSE - DYSPROSIUM - EXCELLENCE - EXPERIENCE - FINGER POST - FORGE AHEAD - GADOLINIUM - GET AHEAD OF - GOLD-FILLED - GOLD-PLATED - GOVERNANCE - GOVERNMENT - GUIDEBOARD - HEAVY METAL - INAUGURATE - INITIATIVE - INTEREST IN - INTIMATION - LEAD ASTRAY - LEAD THE WAY - LEADERSHIP - LEADING MAN - LUBBER LINE - MANAGEMENT - MANIPULATE - MASTERMIND - MINUTE HAND - MOLYBDENUM - PHOSPHORUS - PRECEDENCE - PRECEDENCY - PRECESSION - PREDISPOSE - PREFERENCE - PREPOTENCE - PREPOTENCY - PRIMA DONNA - PROMETHIUM - REGULATION - RIGHT OF WAY - RIGHT-OF-WAY - SET THE PACE - SHAFT HORSE - SHOW THE WAY - STAND FIRST - SUGGESTION - TECHNETIUM - THILL HORSE - VIRTUOSITY - WEIGHT DOWN - WHEELHORSE - WORK TOWARD

11 letter words

ANTECEDENCE - ANTECEDENCY - ANTERIORITY - BREAK GROUND - BREAK THE ICE - FERRUGINOUS - GET UNDER WAY - GO IN ADVANCE - HEAD THE LINE - INDEX FINGER - LEADING LADY - LIGHT THE WAY - POSSIBILITY - PRECIPITATE - PREEMINENCE - PREFIXATION - PREROGATIVE - PRESIDE OVER - PROTAGONIST - QUARTERBACK - QUICKSILVER - RIDING HORSE - SADDLE HORSE - SUPERINDUCE - SUPERINTEND - SUPERIORITY - TAKE COMMAND - TAKE CONTROL - TAKE THE LEAD - TOP PRIORITY - TYPE SPECIES - WALKING PART

12 letter words

ADMINISTRATE - ANTEPOSITION - CAVALRY HORSE - COME OUT ON TOP - CONTRIBUTE TO - DANSEUR NOBLE - DRIVING HORSE - ELECTRIC WIRE - FUEL ADDITIVE - HAVE PRIORITY - HAVE THE START - HEAD THE TABLE - HOLD A HEADING - JEUNE PREMIER - KEY SIGNATURE - LEAD THE DANCE - LEADING LIGHT - LEADING WOMAN - MAKE THE RULES - MANIPULATION - MASTER SPIRIT - ONE-UPMANSHIP - PRASEODYMIUM - PREDOMINANCE - PROTACTINIUM - SILVER-PLATED - STAND IN FRONT - STRAIGHT PART - SUMPTER HORSE - TYPE SPECIMEN

13 letter words

BLAZE THE TRAIL - BREAK THE TRAIL - CARRIAGE HORSE - COMPASS NEEDLE - DIRECTION POST - FRONT POSITION - HAVE A TENDENCY - INIMITABILITY - LAY DOWN THE LAW - LEAD BY THE NOSE - PREDOMINATION - PREPONDERANCE - SHOW A TENDENCY - STALKING-HORSE - TAKE THE PLUNGE - TIME SIGNATURE - TRANSCENDENCE - TRANSCENDENCY - WIELD THE BATON

14 letter words

ACCOMPLISHMENT - CALL THE SIGNALS - CLASSIC EXAMPLE - COLLECTIVE NOUN - EXPRESSION MARK - FIRST TRAGEDIAN - METRONOMIC MARK - PRIMA BALLERINA - PULL THE STRINGS - REPRESENTATIVE - STRAW IN THE WIND - SUPPORTING ROLE - TAKE PRECEDENCE - WIELD AUTHORITY

15 letter words

BE THE BELLWETHER - CHEMICAL ELEMENT - ELECTRONICS KING - INCOMPARABILITY - METALLIC ELEMENT - PLAY FIRST FIDDLE

16 letter words

BE RESPONSIBLE FOR - BE THE FRONT-RUNNER

17 letter words

FEATURE ATTRACTION - TAKE THE INITIATIVE

19 letter words

SUPPORTING CHARACTER

Definition of lead

  • cause to undertake a certain action; "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
  • travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John"
  • take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
  • tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"
  • be ahead of others; be the first; "she topped her class every year"
  • the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; "the lead was in the dummy"
  • a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead'); "he takes the lead in any group"; "we were just waiting for someone to take the lead"; "they didn't follow our lead"
  • mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil
  • thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
  • an advantage held by a competitor in a race; "he took the lead at the last turn"
  • evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"
  • the introductory section of a story; "it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter"
  • a news story of major importance
  • (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base; "he took a long lead off first"
  • (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning
  • the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
  • a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey; "the children were playing with lead soldiers"

Anagrams of lead

ADEL - DAEL - DALE - DEAL - DELA - EDLA - ELDA - LADE - LEDA


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