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Definitions of leader

  1. a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
  2. a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  3. One who, or that which, leads or conducts; a guide; a conductor.
  4. One who goes first.
  5. One having authority to direct; a chief; a commander.
  6. 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.
  7. A block of hard wood pierced with suitable holes for leading ropes in their proper places.
  8. The principal wheel in any kind of machinery.
  9. A horse placed in advance of others; one of the forward pair of horses.
  10. A pipe for conducting rain water from a roof to a cistern or to the ground; a conductor.
  11. 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.
  12. A branch or small vein, not important in itself, but indicating the proximity of a better one.
  13. The first, or the principal, editorial article in a newspaper; a leading or main editorial article.
  14. A type having a dot or short row of dots upon its face.
  15. 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.
  16. One who guides, directs, or conducts; one who occupies, or is fitted to occupy, the first or chief place; the chief editorial article of a newspaper; the foremost horse when several are used to draw a vehicle; a pipe to carry off rainwater from a roof.
  17. Leadership.
  18. One who leads or goes first: a chief: the leading editorial article in a newspaper: principal wheel in any machinery.
  19. One who, or that which, leads or goes first.
  20. One who leads; a guide; commander.
  21. One who leads; a conductor; a chief; one who goes first; a performer who leads a choir; a branch of ore leading to the lode; the leading editorial article in a newspaper; the principal wheel in machinery; the leading horse in a stage- coach or carriage.
  22. A conductor; a chief; the head of a party or faction; that which leads or conducts; the principal article in a newspaper.
  23. Highest shoot or part of trunk of a tree.
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Quotes of leader

  1. The Leader will be a person with the management skills to coordinate the activities of the Team, and to assure that the Team remains faithful to the objectives of the incoming President. – Richard V. Allen
  2. The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility; he can never admit an error. – Hannah Arendt
  3. A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself. – Joel A. Barker
  4. A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader – Bernard Baruch
  5. A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless. – Charles de Gaulle
  6. I mean, Emily Harris was his wife. And she seemed to resent his leadership, but on the other hand, she felt like a good soldier, that he had to be the leader – Patty Hearst
  7. The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category. – Adolf Hitler
  8. But when you get into a situation where you can acquire a proven leader a proven quality player, an unselfish player, a guy who taken a team to the Super Bowl, I think you do it. – Ron Jaworski
  9. But I do think the survey group- and I think Charlie Duelfer is a great leader I have the utmost confidence in Charles. I think you will get as full an answer as you can possibly get. – David Kay
  10. The first duty of a leader is to make himself be loved without courting love. To be loved without 'playing up' to anyone- even to himself. – Andre Malraux
  11. When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader – Plato
  12. A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term. – Robert Reich
  13. My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it. – Zhu Rongji
  14. Our customer base is not necessarily a leader an early adopter. – Lee Scott
  15. The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril. – Xenophon

Usage examples for leader

  1. He returned to England in 1850 and became leader writer on the Times. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  2. Cousin Henry was easily leader now. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  3. " I wish to see the leader of this party," said Clarence quietly. – Susy, A Story of the Plains by Bret Harte
  4. The head dog of the train is called " the leader – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  5. He did not seek to himself the honour of doing so, nor, when he was asked to come forward as the leader of the people, did he refuse to do so. – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope
  6. Among those who came forward to press the hand of the young party leader the Abbe de Gondi jumped about like a kid. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  7. Captain Geere, who had escaped once before and been recaptured, was chosen leader and we were to march in single file, about ten paces apart, Geere first, Eastmond next, myself third, and the others behind. – In and Out of Rebel Prisons by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
  8. " We have," said the leader – Fairies and Folk of Ireland by William Henry Frost
  9. " The Morning Leader give it a fine write- up. – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  10. Kotuko the dog was one, and the black leader was the other. – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  11. Lefever and Scott, without words, merely left the problem to de Spain as the leader – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  12. I follow my leader – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  13. They did not swear, nor did they curse their leader – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  14. And where in the meanwhile is the lost leader – Prophets of Dissent Essays on Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Nietzsche and Tolstoy by Otto Heller
  15. Why does he not wish the " lost leader to return? – Browning's Shorter Poems by Robert Browning
  16. He is no leader of lost causes. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  17. The United States of America ought to be our leader in chief, but mainly through ... – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking
  18. He began to feel almost content that within there was a cry for war and he stood ready to draw his sword- he, the leader of the peace party! – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  19. That will make you popular with your friends, and will show the Government just what sort of a leader it has working against it. – Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  20. My favourite artist is Leader – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham

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