Hindi translation of 'lead'
lead /liːd लीड्/ being ahead or taking someone somewhere
Word forms: leads, leading, led
1. transitive or intransitive verb
If you lead a group of moving people, you walk or ride in front of them.
के आगे चलना/आगे चलना
Bierhoff led the team on to the pitch.
Tom was leading, his bag on his back.
2. transitive verb
If you lead someone to a particular place or thing, you take them there.
ले जाना या ले चलना
The nurse led me to a large room.
3. intransitive verb
If something such as a road or door leads to a place, you can get to that place by following the road or going through the door.
की ओर जाना
...a main road leading north.
4. transitive or intransitive verb
If you are leading in a race or competition, you are winning.
विजयी होना/सफल होना
So far Fischer leads by five wins to two.
5. singular noun
If you have the lead or are in the lead in a race or competition, you are winning. The amount by which someone is winning can also be referred to as their lead.
England took the lead after 31 minutes.
Sainz now has a lead of 28 points.
6. transitive verb
If you lead a group, an organization, or an activity, you are in charge of it.
प्रमुख के रूप में संचालित करना
He led the country between 1949 and 1984.
lead a campaign/investigation
lead a team/coalition/group/delegation/country
SIMILAR WORDScontrol, manage, direct
7. countable noun
If you give a lead, you do something which is considered a good example to follow.
Many others followed his lead.
8. transitive verb
You can use lead when you are saying what kind of life someone has. For example, if you lead a busy life, your life is busy.
9. intransitive verb
If something leads to a situation or event, it causes that situation or event to happen.
की ओर ले जाना
के कारण उत्पन्न होना
Disagreements between the republics could lead to civil war.
What led you to do this work?
10. transitive verb
If someone or something leads you to think or expect something, they cause you to think or expect it, although it is not true or does not happen.
का कारण बनना
It was not as easy as we were led to believe.
11. transitive verb
If you lead a discussion or person onto a particular subject, you cause the discussion to develop in such a way that the subject is introduced.
की ओर मोड़ना
After a while I led the conversation around to her job.
12. countable noun
A lead is a piece of information or an idea which may help people to discover the facts in a situation.
Police say they have no leads so far on the murder.
13. singular noun
The lead in a play, film, or show is the most important role in it. The person who plays this part can also be called the lead.
मुख्य भूमिका nf
प्रधान पात्र nf
She has recently played the lead in Pearl Harbor.
14. countable noun
A dog's lead is a long chain or piece of leather attached to the dog's collar so that you can control the dog.
15. countable noun
A lead in a piece of electrical equipment is a piece of wire which supplies electricity to the equipment.
उपकरण को विद्युत-आपूर्ति करने वाला तार mn
16. see also leading
17. lead astray → see astray
lead on to being ahead or taking someone somewhere
If one event or action leads on to another, it causes it or makes it possible.[Brit]
के कारण संभव होना
Dancing led on to singing, acting and modelling.
eventually/ultimately/inevitably/often/ lead to something
SIMILAR WORDSresult in, bring about, give rise to, prompt
lead up to being ahead or taking someone somewhere
Events that lead up to a situation happen one after the other until that situation is reached.
के बाद घटित होना
What events led up to these deaths?
The period of time leading up to an event is the period of time immediately before it happens.
ठीक पहले का
...the weeks leading up to Christmas.
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lead /led लेड्/ substances
Word forms: leads
1. uncountable noun
Lead is a soft, grey, heavy metal.
2. countable noun
The lead in a pencil is the central part of it which makes a mark on paper.
पेंसिल का लिखने वाला काला भाग mn
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Example Sentences Including 'lead'
Inexplicably, the Kariens sent their infantry to lead the attack.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The dog continued, yanked the lead tight, walked back huffily, looked at their feet.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
In each pack there was a tin containing fishing line, a selection of hooks and some split lead weights.CHAMELEON (2002)
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'lead' in Other Languages
- Arabic: رَصَاصٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: chumbo
- Chinese: 铅
- Croatian: olovo
- Czech: olovo
- Danish: bly
- Dutch: lood metaal
- European Spanish: plomo metal
- Finnish: lyijy
- French: plomb
- German: Blei
- Greek: μόλυβδος
- Italian: piombo
- Japanese: 鉛 metal
- Korean: 납 금속
- Norwegian: bly
- Polish: ołów
- Portuguese: chumbo
- Romanian: plumb
- Russian: свинец
- Spanish: plomo
- Swedish: bly
- Thai: ตะกั่ว
- Turkish: kurşun metal
- Ukrainian: свинець
- Vietnamese: chì
- Arabic: دَوْرٌ رَئِيسِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: papel principal teatro
- Chinese: 领衔主演
- Croatian: glavna uloga
- Czech: hlavní role
- Danish: hovedrolle
- Dutch: hoofdrol
- European Spanish: papel principal
- Finnish: pääosa
- French: rôle principal
- German: Hauptrolle
- Greek: πρωταγωνιστής πρωταγωνίστρια
- Italian: protagonista
- Japanese: 主役 in play/film
- Korean: 주연
- Norwegian: hovedrolle
- Polish: główna rola
- Portuguese: papel principal teatro
- Romanian: personaj principal personaje principale
- Russian: главная роль
- Spanish: papel principal
- Swedish: huvudroll
- Thai: ตัวเอก
- Turkish: başrol oyun/film
- Ukrainian: головна роль
- Vietnamese: vai chính
- Arabic: مَقَالٌ رَئِيسِيٌّ فِي صَحِيفَةٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: primeiro lugar
- Chinese: 新闻头版
- Croatian: vodstvo
- Czech: vedení čelo závodu
- Danish: førerstilling incorrekt def
- Dutch: aan kop
- European Spanish: en cabeza
- Finnish: pääuutinen
- French: gros titre
- German: Aufmacher Aufmacher
- Greek: κορυφή
- Italian: vantaggio
- Japanese: トップ記事 news story
- Korean: 선두
- Norwegian: hovedoppslag
- Polish: streszczenie
- Portuguese: informação
- Romanian: în frunte
- Russian: лидер
- Spanish: delantera estar en la primera posición
- Swedish: förstasidesnyhet
- Thai: ตำแหน่งนำ
- Turkish: ana haber
- Ukrainian: перше місце
- Vietnamese: đứng đầu
- Arabic: يُقَيِّدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: conduzir
- Chinese: 领导
- Croatian: voditi
- Czech: vést zavéstkoho kam
- Danish: lede
- Dutch: leiden
- European Spanish: dirigir
- Finnish: johtaa
- French: mener
- German: führen
- Greek: καθοδηγώ
- Italian: condurre
- Japanese: 導く
- Korean: 이끌다
- Norwegian: lede
- Polish: doprowadzić prowadzić
- Portuguese: conduzir
- Romanian: a conduce
- Russian: вести
- Spanish: guiar estar en la primera posición
- Swedish: leda
- Thai: นำ
- Turkish: yol göstermek
- Ukrainian: вести привести
- Vietnamese: dẫn
Translation of lead from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary