Definition of Leader. Meaning of Leader. Synonyms of Leader

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Definition of Leader

Leader
Leader Lead"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, leads or conducts; a guide; a conductor. Especially: (a) One who goes first. (b) One having authority to direct; a chief; a commander. (c) (Mus.) A performer who leads a band or choir in music; also, in an orchestra, the principal violinist; the one who plays at the head of the first violins. (d) (Naut.) A block of hard wood pierced with suitable holes for leading ropes in their proper places. (e) (Mach.) The principal wheel in any kind of machinery. [Obs. or R.] --G. Francis. (f) A horse placed in advance of others; one of the forward pair of horses. He forgot to pull in his leaders, and they gallop away with him at times. --Hare. (g) A pipe for conducting rain water from a roof to a cistern or to the ground; a conductor. (h) (Fishing) A net for leading fish into a pound, weir, etc.; also, a line of gut, to which the snell of a fly hook is attached. (i) (Mining) A branch or small vein, not important in itself, but indicating the proximity of a better one. 2. The first, or the principal, editorial article in a newspaper; a leading or main editorial article. 3. (Print.) (a) A type having a dot or short row of dots upon its face. (b) pl. a row of dots, periods, or hyphens, used in tables of contents, etc., to lead the eye across a space to the right word or number. Syn: chief; chieftain; commander. See Chief.

Meaning of Leader from wikipedia

- an influential power-relationship in which the power of one party (the "leader") promotes movement/change in others (the "followers"). Some have challenged...
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- Paramount leader (Chinese: 最高领导人; pinyin: Zuìgāo Lǐngdǎorén; lit. 'highest leader') is an informal term for the most important political figure in the...
- During its 69-year history, the Soviet Union usually had a de facto leader who would not necessarily be head of state or even head of government but would...
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- Anton Leader (December 23, 1913 – July 1, 1988) was an American radio and television director. He was born in Boston, M****achusetts, on December 23, 1913...
- under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, the Congress became the prin****l leader of the Indian independence movement. The Congress led India to independence...
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