Pronunciation of Leading
/lˈiːdɪŋ/, /lˈiːdɪŋ/, /l_ˈiː_d_ɪ_ŋ/
Synonyms for leading:
Other synonyms and related words:
lead-in, urgent, main, notorious, overbearing, ahead, leadership, guiding, high, spark advance, big, arch, preeminent, halcyon, greatest, steer, lead, directional, top, thriving, number one, cardinal, confidential information, wind, substantially, jumper lead, bestselling, basic, much, prior, radical, overriding, in the lead, front, directive, lethal, towering, topmost, well-known, starring, swimmingly, major, prime, outstanding, great, top-rated, keynote, central, ultimate, substantive, premier, leash, leaders, preponderant, overmastering, first, banner, popular, tip, primal, key, loaded, real, overwhelming, successful, up, trail, Famed, winning, primary, capital, hint, distinguished, famous, track, pb, pencil lead, jumper cable, lead story, prominent, Supereminent, brilliant, prima, stellar, tether, huge, triumphant, grand, high-flying, purposeful.
greatest, famous, number one, champion, best, top, dominant, governing, main, principal, well-known, arch, popular, outstanding, prominent, primary, foremost, ruling, stellar, dominating, notorious, preeminent, premier, Headmost, first.
breakout, high-flying, lethal, huge, well-established, look back, swimmingly, established, successful, triumphant, growth, red hot, banner, Vaunted, bumper, productive, self-made, brilliant, undefeated, thriving, go-go, towering, distinguished, glorious, meteoric, all-right, bestselling, golden, halcyon, upwardly mobile, top-rated.
chosen, uppermost, commanding, king, better, ruling, best, maximum, senior, quintessential, above, champion, sovereign, furthermost, paramount, foremost, signal, ascendant, choice, Headmost, consummate, most, controlling, master, dominant, elite, crowning, superior, zenith, A 1, predominant, eminent, furthest, chief, supreme.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
conducting, Bossing, Lording, mastering.
Usage examples for leading:
- Another year of the life Marcello had been leading in Paris would have killed him to a certainty; perhaps six months would have done it. - "Whosoever Shall Offend", F. Marion Crawford.
- Until now his had been the leading mind, but his power was gone. - "The Wrong Twin", Harry Leon Wilson.
- I am afraid I cannot quite believe that, but I do not see what you are leading to. - "Winston of the Prairie", Harold Bindloss.