Nouns (6)
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leading, leadership
n. the activity of leading; "his leadership inspired the team"
leading, lead
n. thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
Leading
n. [the act of going in front in order to guide]
leading
n. in typography, the vertical spacing between lines of type
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Adjectives (12)
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leading
adj. going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way; "we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology"
stellar, starring, star, prima, leading
adj. indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"
leading
adj. going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way; "we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology"
leading, preeminent
adj. greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement; "our greatest statesmen"; "the country's leading poet"; "a preeminent archeologist"
ahead, in the lead, leading
adj. having the leading position or higher score in a contest; "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race"
Fuzzynyms (60)
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direction, guidance, steering
n. the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
steering, guidance
n. the act of guiding or showing the way
dictation, bidding, bid, command
n. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
frontmost, foremost
adj. preceding all others in spatial position; "the foremost compartment of the ship"
world-class, foremost, first
adj. ranking above all others; "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate"
unwonted
adj. out of the ordinary; "an unwonted softness in her face"
unusual
adj. not usual or common or ordinary; "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite"
nonpareil, one and only, one, unrivalled, unrivaled, unmatchable, unmatched, peerless, matchless
adj. eminent beyond or above comparison; "matchless beauty"; "the team's nonpareil center fielder"; "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali"; "a peerless scholar"; "infamy unmatched in the Western world"; "wrote with unmatchable clarity"; "unrivaled mastery of her art"
alone, unparalleled, unequalled, unequaled, unique
adj. radically distinctive and without equal; "he is alone in the field of microbiology"; "this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem"; "Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint"; "craftsmen whose skill is unequaled"; "unparalleled athletic ability"; "a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history"
salient
adj. (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
dominant
adj. exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage"
supreme, sovereign
adj. greatest in status or authority or power; "a supreme tribunal"
master, principal, primary, main, chief
adj. most important element; "the chief aim of living"; "the main doors were of solid glass"; "the principal rivers of America"; "the principal example"; "policemen were primary targets"; "the master bedroom"; "a master switch"
distinguished
adj. (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation; "our distinguished professor"
far-famed, renowned, noted, notable, illustrious, famous, famed, celebrated
adj. widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"
majuscule, great, capital
adj. uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"
uttermost, extreme, utmost
adj. of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity; "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress"
extraordinary
adj. beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
some
adj. remarkable; "that was some party"; "she is some skier"
ill-famed, notorious, infamous
adj. known widely and usually unfavorably; "a notorious gangster"; "the tenderloin district was notorious for vice"; "the infamous Benedict Arnold";
superior
adj. having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit; "Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets"
Synonyms (35)
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outstanding, great
adj. of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"
earnest, businesslike
adj. not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal
goal-directed, purposive
adj. having a purpose; "purposive behavior"
purpose-made, purpose-built
adj. designed and constructed to serve a particular purpose
single-minded, unbendable
adj. determined; "she was firmly resolved to be a doctor"; "single-minded in his determination to stop smoking"
patronising, patronizing, condescending, arch
adj. (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
top-ranking, top-level, commanding, ranking
adj. used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"
high, eminent
adj. standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community"
upper-level, high-ranking, high-level
adj. at an elevated level in rank or importance; "a high-level official"; "a high-level corporate briefing"; "upper-level management"
olympian, majestic
adj. majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters; "his majestic presence"; "olympian detachment"; "olympian beauty and serene composure"
master
adj. "master race"
superordinate
adj. of higher rank or status or value
aweigh
adj. (used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom; "anchors aweigh"
up on, prepared
adj. "he was up on his homework"; "up on the news"
risen
adj. (of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon; "the risen sun"
skyward, heavenward
adj. directed toward heaven or the sky; "the soul in its heavenward flight"
sprouted
adj. (of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground; "the corn is sprouted"
upward
adj. "the cards were face up"; "he lay face up"
Antonyms (5)
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following
adj. going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction; "the crowd of following cars made the occasion seem like a parade"; "tried to outrun the following footsteps"
minor
adj. of lesser importance or stature or rank; "a minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads"
peanut, insignificant
adj. of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians"
Following
n. [the act of coming after another in space]
leading
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