Definition of leading :
1. Guiding; directing; controlling; foremost; as, a leading motive; a leading man; a leading example.
2. of Lead.
3. Suggestion; hint; example.
4. The act of guiding, directing, governing, or enticing; guidance.
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influencing (part of speech: verb)
successful (part of speech: adjective)
influential (part of speech: adjective)
master (part of speech: adjective)
directing (part of speech: verb)
superior (part of speech: adjective)
crowning, furthest, foremost, maximum, consummate, champion, king, choice, chief, signal, dominant, controlling, best, most, sovereign, superior, elite, master, A-1, eminent, above, predominant, paramount, quintessential, ruling, furthermost, senior, chosen, uppermost, supreme, better, commanding, headmost, zenith, ascendant
frontal (part of speech: adjective)
prelude (part of speech: noun)
mastering (part of speech: verb)
preceding (part of speech: verb)
controlling (part of speech: verb)
- Isaac saw that they were leading him into a large encampment. - "Betty Zane", Zane Grey.
- They had no idea where he was leading them as they stepped into Simon's boat. - "Men Called Him Master", Elwyn Allen Smith.
- I have been leading a false life; I have not been fit to write to you before to- day. - "The New Magdalen", Wilkie Collins.