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lead /led/
  • danh từ
    • chì
    • (hàng hải) dây dọi dò sâu, máy dò sâu
      • to cast (heave) the lead: ném dây dọi xuống nước để đo chiều sâu
    • (ngành in) thanh cỡ
    • than chì (dùng làm bút chì)
    • (số nhiều) tấm chì lợp nhà; mái lợp tấm chì
    • đạn chì
    • to swing the lead
      • (từ lóng) cáo ốm, giả vờ ốm để trốn việc
  • ngoại động từ
    • buộc chì; đổ chì; bọc chì; lợp chì
    • (ngành in) đặt thành cỡ[li:d]
    • danh từ
      • sự lânh đạo; sự hướng dẫn, sự chỉ dẫn; sự dẫn đầu
        • to take the lead: hướng dẫn, giữ vai trò lânh đạo
        • to take the lead in something: dẫn đầu trong việc gì
        • to follow the lead: theo sự hướng dẫn, theo sự lânh đạp
        • to give someone a lead: làm trước để hướng dẫn động viên ai làm
      • vị trí đứng đầu
        • to have the lead in a race: dẫn đàu trong một cuộc chạy đua
      • (sân khấu) vai chính; người đóng vai chính
      • dây dắt (chó)
      • (đánh bài) quyền đánh đầu tiên
      • máng dẫn nước (đến cối xay lúa)
      • (điện học) dây dẫn chính
      • (điện học) sự sớm (pha)
      • (kỹ thuật) bước (răng ren)
      • ngoại động từ led /led/
        • lânh đạo, lânh đạo bằng thuyết phục; dẫn đường, hướng dẫn, dẫn dắt
          • to lead a horse: dắt một con ngựa
          • to lead the way: dẫn đường
          • easier led than driven: dễ lânh đạo bằng cách thuyết phục hơn là thúc ép
        • chỉ huy, đứng đầu
          • to lead an army: chỉ huy một đạo quân
        • đưa đến, dẫn đến
          • good command leads to victory: sự chỉ huy giỏi dẫn đến thắng lợi
        • trải qua, kéo dài (cuộc sống...)
          • to lead a quite life: sống một cuộc sống êm đềm
        • làm cho, khiến cho
          • these facts lead me to...: những sự việc đó khiến tôi...
        • (đánh bài) đánh trước tiên
          • to lead a trump: đánh quân bài chủ trước tiên
        • hướng (ai) trả lời theo ý muốn bằng những câu hỏi khôn ngoan
        • nội động từ
          • chỉ huy, dẫn đường, hướng dẫn
          • (đánh bài) đánh đầu tiên
          • to lead aside from
            • đưa đi trệch
          • nothing can lead him aside from the path of duty: không gì có thể đưa anh ta đi trệch con đường trách nhiệm
          • to lead astray
            • dẫn lạc đường; đưa vào con đường lầm lạc
          • to lead away
            • khiến cho đi theo một cách không suy nghĩ; dẫn đi
          • to lead into
            • đưa vào, dẫn vào, dẫn đến
          • to lead off
            • bắt đầu (câu chuyện, cuộc khiêu vũ...)
          • to lead on
            • đưa đến, dẫn đến
          • to lead up to
            • hướng câu chuyện về (một vấn đề)
          • chuẩn bị cho (một cái gì)
          • to lead nowhere
            • không đưa đến đâu, không đem lại kết quả gì
          • to lead someone by the nose
            • dắt mũi ai, bắt ai phải làm theo ý mình
          • to lead someone a dog's life
            • (xem) dog
          • to lead someone a dance
            • làm tình làm tội ai rồi mới cho một cái gì
          • to lead the dance
            • mở đầu vũ hội
          • (nghĩa bóng) đi đầu, đi tiên phong
          • to lead the van
            • đi đầu, đi tiên phong
          • to lead a woman to the altar
            • làm lễ cưới ai, cưới ai làm v
        Concise Dictionary
        +a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
        +an advantage held by a competitor in a race
        +evidence pointing to a possible solution
        +a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead')
        +the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
        +the introductory section of a story
        +(sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning
        +an actor who plays a principal role
        +(baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base
        +an indication of potential opportunity
        +a news story of major importance
        +the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine
        +restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
        +thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
        +mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil
        +a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
        +the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge
        +take somebody somewhere
        +have as a result or residue
        +tend to or result in
        +travel in front of; go in advance of others
        +cause to undertake a certain action
        +stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
        +be in charge of
        +be ahead of others; be the first
        +be conducive to
        +lead, as in the performance of a composition
        +pass or spend
        +lead, extend, or afford access
        +move ahead (of others) in time or space
        +cause something to pass or lead somewhere
        +preside over

        Thesaurus Dictionary
        1 conduct, escort, usher, guide, show the way, pilot, steer:
        If you lead, I'll follow.
        2 cause, influence, prompt, bring, incline, induce, persuade, move, dispose, convince:
        What led you to suspect the butler?
        3 head (up), direct, govern, command, supervise, superintend, preside (over), take the lead, take or assume command (of), manage, captain, Colloq skipper:
        The orchestra would like you to lead. Who is going to lead the men into battle? Nicole leads a weekly discussion group on alcoholism
        4 come or be or go first, excel, surpass, exceed, precede, be ahead (of), outstrip, distance, outrun, outdo:
        They lead the world in the production of sugar.
        5 live, experience, spend, pass; while away:
        He is leading a life of ease on the French Riviera.
        6 be conducive to, create, engender, cause, contribute to, result in, bring on or about, produce:
        Your stubbornness can lead only to frustration.
        7 lead astray. lead on, mislead, misguide, misdirect, deceive; fool, decoy, hoodwink, Colloq bamboozle:
        She might have been led astray by that wolf in sheep's clothing.
        8 lead off. start (off or in or out or up), begin, commence, get going or moving, get under way, initiate, inaugurate, Colloq kick off:
        The proceedings will lead off with the national anthem. Who is going to lead off the singing?
        9 lead on.
        (a) See 7, above.
        (b) lure, entice, seduce, beguile, inveigle, tempt:
        They led me on with offers of a huge salary.
        10 lead up to.
        (a) prepare or pave or clear (the way), do the groundwork or spadework, precede:
        The events leading up to the overthrow of the government may never be known.
        (b) approach, broach, bring up, present, introduce, work up or round or around to, get (up) to:
        I should lead up to the subject delicately, if I were you.
        11 front, vanguard, van, lead or leading position or place, advance or advanced position or place:
        The horse that he had bet on was in the lead coming down the home straight.
        12 advantage, edge, advance, supremacy, margin, priority, primacy, pre-eminence:
        She has the lead over all her competitors. Our team had a two-point lead at half-time
        13 direction, guidance, leadership, precedent, example, model, exemplar, pattern, standard:
        We decided to follow his lead.
        14 tip, clue, hint, suggestion, cue, intimation; prospect, possibility, potential; Colloq tip-off:
        Barry is following up some leads for a new job. The advertisement produced some new sales leads
        15 leash, tether, restraint, cord, chain:
        The dog fetches his lead himself when he wants to go out.
        16 protagonist, hero or heroine, leading or starring role or part, leading or lead actor or actress, leading lady or man, male or female lead, principal; prima donna, diva, prima ballerina, première danseuse, premier danseur:
        She has the lead in the new production of Giselle .
        17 wire, cable, Brit flex:
        Connect this lead to the power source.
        18 leading, foremost, first; main, chief, principal, premier, paramount:
        The lead climber fell when the rope broke. The lead story in today's paper is about an American take-over bid for the longest-standing British car-manufacturing company.
        Advanced English Dictionary
        verb, noun-see also LEAD
        + verb (led, led )
        show the way
        1 to go with or in front of a person or an animal to show the way or to make them go in the right direction: [VN, +adv./prep.] He led us out into the grounds. + The receptionist led the way to the boardroom. + She led the horse back into the stable. + (figurative) I tried to lead the discussion back to the main issue. + [V] If you lead, I'll follow.
        connect two things
        2 [V] ~ from / to sth (to / from sth) to connect one object or place to another: the pipe leading from the top of the water tank + The wire led to a speaker.
        of road / path / door
        3 [+adv./prep.] to go in a particular direction or to a particular place: [V] A path led up the hill. + Which door leads to the yard? + [VN] The track led us through a wood.
        4 [V] ~ to sth to have sth as a result: Eating too much sugar can lead to health problems. + A reward was offered for information leading to an arrest.
        5 ~ sb (to sth) to be the reason why sb does or thinks sth: [VN] What led you to this conclusion? + He's too easily led (= easily persuaded to do or think sth). + [VN to inf] This has led scientists to speculate on the existence of other galaxies. + The situation is far worse than we had been led to believe.
        6 [VN] to have a particular type of life: to lead a quiet life / a life of luxury / a miserable existence
        be best / first
        7 ~ (sb/sth) (in sth) to be the best at sth; to be in first place: [VN] The department led the world in cancer research. + We lead the way in space technology. + [V, VN] The champion is leading (her nearest rival) by 18 seconds.
        be in control
        8 to be in control of sth; to be the leader of sth: [VN] to lead an army / an expedition + to lead a discussion + Who will lead the party in the next election? [also V]
        in card games
        9 to play first; to play sth as your first card: [V] It's your turn to lead. + [VN] to lead trumps / the ten of clubs
        Idioms: lead sb by the nose to make sb do everything you want; to control sb completely
        lead (sb) nowhere to have no successful result for sb: This discussion is leading us nowhere.
        lead sb a (merry) dance (BrE) to cause sb a lot of trouble or worry
        lead from the front to take an active part in what you are telling or persuading others to do
        lead sb up / down the garden path to deceive sb
        more at BLIND adj., THING
        Phrasal Verbs: lead off (from) sth to start at a place and go away from it: narrow streets leading off from the main square
        lead off
        lead sth<->off to start sth: Who would like to lead off the debate?
        lead sb on (informal) to deceive sb and make them believe sth, especially that you love them or find them attractive
        lead up to sth to be an introduction to or the cause of sth: the weeks leading up to the exam + the events leading up to the strike
        lead with sth
        1 (of a newspaper) to have sth as the main item of news
        2 (in boxing) to use a particular hand to begin an attack: to lead with your right / left
        + noun
        first place
        1 (the lead) [sing.] the position ahead of everyone else in a race or competition: She took the lead in the second lap. + He has gone into the lead. + The Democrats now appear to be in the lead. + to hold / lose the lead + The lead car is now three minutes ahead of the rest of the field.
        2 [sing.] ~ (over sb/sth) the amount or distance that sb/sth is in front of sb/sth else: He managed to hold a lead of two seconds over his closest rival. + The polls have given Labour a five-point lead. + a commanding / comfortable lead + to increase / widen your lead + Manchester lost their early two-goal lead.
        3 [sing.] an example or action for people to copy: If one bank raises interest rates, all the others will follow their lead. + If we take the lead in this (= start to act), others may follow. + You go first, I'll take my lead from you.
        4 [C] a piece of information that may help to find out the truth or facts about a situation, especially a crime: The police will follow up all possible leads.
        actor / musician
        5 [C] the main part in a play, film/movie, etc.; the person who plays this part: Who is playing the lead? + the male / female lead + a lead role + the lead singer in a band
        for dog
        6 (BrE) (also leash AmE, BrE) [C] a long piece of leather, chain or rope used for holding and controlling a dog: Dogs must be kept on a lead in the park.
        for electricity
        7 [C] (BrE) a long piece of wire, usually covered in plastic, that is used to connect a piece of electrical equipment to a source of electricity
        See also - EXTENSION LEAD, JUMP LEAD
        + noun
        -see also LEAD
        1 [U] (Symbol Pb) a chemical element. Lead is a heavy soft grey metal, used especially in the past for water pipes or to cover roofs.
        2 [C, U] the thin black part of a pencil that marks paper
        Idioms: go down like a lead balloon (informal) to be very unsuccessful; to not be accepted by people: My suggestion went down like a lead balloon.
        Collocation Dictionary

        1 example set by sb's behaviour



        VERB + LEAD

        give, take
        The government should give a lead in tackling racism.
        | follow


        ~ in
        We should follow their lead in banning chemical weapons.

        2 position ahead of other people


        big, clear, comfortable, commanding, good, strong | narrow | overall | early

        VERB + LEAD

        be in, have
        She has a narrow lead over the other runners.
        | go into, move into, take
        They took an early lead.
        | build up, establish
        The team has now built up a commanding lead.
        | hold, maintain | lose | regain
        They regained the lead with only a few minutes left to play.
        | put sb/sth (back) into | extend, increase
        Sheffield increased their lead just before half time.
        | give


        in/into the ~
        struggling to stay in the lead
        | ~ over
        This win gives the team a two-point lead over their closest rival.

        3 main part in a play, show, etc.


        romantic | female, male

        VERB + LEAD

        Her big break came when she was chosen to play the lead in a Broadway musical.

        LEAD + NOUN

        role | singer | guitar, guitarist

        4 clue


        good | new | possible
        The police are following every possible lead.

        VERB + LEAD

        have | follow, pursue | give


        ~ on
        leads on the murderer's identity

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