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Main Entry: 1lead
Inflected Form(s): led /led/; lead·ing /ld-i/
Etymology: Old English l[AE]dan "to lead" 1 a: to guide especially by going in advance : CONDUCTb: to direct on a course or in a direction c: to serve as a channel for d: to lie, go, or open in a specified direction <the path leads uphill> <study leading to a degree> 2: to go through : LIVE <lead a quiet life> 3 a: to direct the activity of : MANAGE, DIRECT <lead an orchestra> <lead a campaign> b: to be first or best in <lead the league>; also: BEGIN 1, open c: to be ahead of <led their opponents by 20 points at the end of the third quarter>