The leading runner in the race.
A leading role; a leading lady.
A leading question.
Avoiding leading questions if you really want the truth.
He is a leading supplier of plumbing supplies in the county.
The stock market can be a leading economic indicator.
An example of a leading is the lead glaze on a crystal glass.
An example of leading is the border around the panes of glass in a stained glass window.
An example of leading is a 15 point line spacing, which is 12 point type with a 3 point tall empty space between the lines.
The leading cause of high inflation.
An example of leading is a woman playing Evita Peron in a Broadway production of Evita; a leading role.
An example of leading is more women dying from heart disease than anything else in the world; a leading cause of death.
Origin of leading
- From Old English lÇ£dan, probably a causative form of liÃ¾an (“travel").
- From lead (chemical element).