Spearhead Definition

spîrhĕd
spearheaded, spearheading, spearheads
noun
spearheads
The pointed head of a spear.
Webster's New World
The leading person, part, or group in an endeavor, esp. in a military attack.
Webster's New World
The driving force in a given action, endeavor, or movement.
American Heritage
One who leads or initiates an activity (such as an attack or a campaign).
Wiktionary
(sports) A player who initiates attacking moves.
Wiktionary
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verb
spearheaded, spearheading, spearheads
To be the leader of (a movement, for example).
American Heritage
To take the lead in (an attack, business venture, etc.)
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Spearhead

Noun

Singular:
spearhead
Plural:
spearheads

Origin of Spearhead

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