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A person who has the support of his peers to lead or direct
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“The leader of our country is an affable and sociable person, but is also able to make tough decisions when the time calls for it.”
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A person or company that is at the forefront of success or excellence in a certain field
“Our company is the leader in home communications and technology, and we have an abundance of groundbreaking prototypes that will allow us to really get the jump on our competitors.”
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The person at the front or proceeds first
“If you follow the leader, you should not have any problems finding your way.”
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(liquid or gas) A long pipe that carries a substance
“The leader needs to be fixed, otherwise the water will not reach the cistern down below.”
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A notable person within a specific field
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(general or benevolent) A person of high rank, status, power, or influence
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A person who intentionally instigates, incites, or starts something, especially one that creates trouble
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Someone who performs feats of strength, sometimes in competitions or in a circus
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A person with expert local knowledge qualified to take charge of a ship entering or leaving a harbour
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An individual or group chosen to lead an attack or movement
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A Jewish scholar or teacher of halacha (Jewish law), capable of making halachic decisions
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An article in a publication giving the opinion of its editors
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Leader
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A person who has or represents authority
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A newspaper article giving the editorial opinion
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The one who is ordained by God to lead the people of Israel, believed by Christians to be Jesus Christ
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A cord or line where the hook or lure is attached
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A politician who is a leader in national or international affairs
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A vertical pipe or conduit that carries rainwater from the scupper, guttering of a building to a lower roof level, drain, ground or storm water runoff system
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A violinist who is assigned to play melody (usually more technically difficult music)
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A person who teaches or educates, especially in a school
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An advocate or champion of a particular cause or idea
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A person or thing regarded as reliably providing essential support for something
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The highest or most important rank, level, or position
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A thing that persuades or leads someone to do something
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Person who makes things happen
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Suggestive question
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Singer, especially someone who takes a special role of singing or song leading at a ceremony
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Keeper
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The heading or title of a newspaper or magazine article
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A person who gives financial or other support to a person, organization, or cause
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A person or thing that wins something
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The origin or a source of something
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