Lead - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 05/03/2024

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Lead.

7 letter answer(s) to lead

  1. be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
  2. be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"
  3. come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"
  4. furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"
  5. move ahead (of others) in time or space

4 letter answer(s) to lead

  1. a slight indication
  2. evidence that helps to solve a problem
  3. roll into a ball
  1. (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk
  2. (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent
  3. (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
  4. (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head; "call heads or tails!"
  5. a dense cluster of flowers or foliage; "a head of cauliflower";
  6. a difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday"
  7. a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"
  8. a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum
  9. a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
  10. a person who is in charge;
  11. a projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a pinhead is the head of a pin"
  1. (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god
  2. (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her
  3. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  4. a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength; "RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain"
  5. Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
  6. someone who fights for a cause
  7. the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
  1. (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence; "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"
  2. a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
  3. any very large body of (salt) water
  4. most important element;
  5. of force; of the greatest possible intensity; "by main strength"
  1. (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  2. a performer who receives prominent billing
  3. a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
  4. a star-shaped character * used in printing
  5. an actor who plays a principal role
  6. any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
  7. be the star in a performance
  8. feature as the star; "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"
  9. 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"
  10. mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences"
  11. the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub

5 letter answer(s) to lead

  1. a figurative restraint; "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"; "kept a tight leash on his emotions"; "he's always gotten a long leash"
  2. fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely"
  3. Old hunting term for three deer, hawks, hounds, hares or foxes
  4. restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
  5. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
  1. an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
  2. be a guiding or motivating force or drive; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
  3. castrated bull
  4. direct (oneself) somewhere; "Steer clear of him"
  5. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

9 letter answer(s) to lead

  1. be the leader of; "She spearheaded the effort to find a cure for the disease"
  2. someone who leads or initiates an activity (attack or campaign etc.)
  3. the head and sharpened point of a spear
  4. the leading military unit in an attack

3 letter answer(s) to lead

  1. (Great Britain) a closed railroad car that carries baggage or freight
  2. a camper equipped with living quarters
  3. a truck with an enclosed cargo space
  4. any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
  5. city in east turkey
  6. the leading units moving at the head of an army

8 letter answer(s) to lead

  1. any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
  2. the leading units moving at the head of an army
  3. the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field; "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"

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"My bad!"
"My ___!"
"Notch" on Orion's belt
"Three cheers" recipient
"You are here" symbol
(The mighty) sea
A ditz hasn't one
A film might receive one
A night light?
A woman’s old heart-throb, perhaps
Ace intro for sales pitch
Achilles, e.g.
Actor in a principal role
Aerostar, e.g.
Aid to detection
Airhead's lack?
Alpha, beta or gamma
Alpha, e.g.
An Odysseus in another Odyssey?
Andromache romantically embraces Hector?
Andromeda’s heart perhaps is for Perseus?
Animal in a roundup
Answer in half minute: pipe
Answer's opposite
Antares, for one
Anticipate page referring to fancied player, we hear
Appear before
Apt attachment to the sta
Astronomer's sighting
Astronomy figure
Award for a good student
Award of merit
Bad witness
Be editor of Independent, admitting wife is no friend of cyclists
Be featured (in)
Be in the driver's seat
Be in the vanguard of progress, first adopted by brand leader
Beanball target
Beef animal
Beef on the hoof
Begin with famous aristocrat
Beginning to lose a little lead
Big Dipper component
Big name
Big name debut cut short
Big name instrument one’s lost
Big performance opening pot
Big shot
Big shot: "How annoying to be rejected"
Boatman goes on south to get sun?
Bother over burning gas
Bounding site?
Brain's site
Branded beast
Brave man in the rocket
Brave one
Brave person
Brief spark for a shiner
Bright item’s endless glare
Brilliant time to leave foundation
Burgers on the hoof
Camper, e.g.
Canine line
Canopus or Aldebaran
Castor or Pollux
Cattle in a cattle drive
Cattle rancher's unit
Celebrity beginning, but not ending
Celebrity extremely short with retired painter
Celebrity finally dabbling in wrong aspect of astrology
Celebrity has to begin shortly
Celebrity sending nasty people back
Celebrity’s debut curtailed
Celebrity’s scornful expression when upset
Celebrity's expression of mild irritation is taken the wrong way
Celebrity, bald almost
Celestial body
Central street
Champion cutting down murderous king
Champion in the rotunda
Check for Checkers
Cheek - that, going topless, authority figure needed?
Chief and the old woman at home
Chief having mother at home
Chief in importance
Chief messenger doesn't take either side
Chief, principal
Chief; part of body
Chief; pipe
Chinese checkers board sh
Chow checker
Christmas tree topper
Collar attachment
Collude, occasionally dropping hint
Colonel Mustard's game
Come before
Come to a ___
Commercial vehicle
Common flag feature
Common flag symbol
Common street name
Conqueror of the Romans
Constellation component
Constellation part
Control sword, switching hands
Corralled animal
Courageous person
Crisis point
Critic's unit
Cross: Christianity :: __
Crossword hint
Crossword hint?
Dallas Cowboy's emblem
Decorated cop, say
Deep source of power, perhaps
Deli offering
Deli order
Deli product
Deli sandwich
Deliverer's need
Delivery aid
Delivery means
Delivery vehicle
Detective's discovery
Detective's find
Direct course of male ox
Diva, e.g.
Dog lead
Dog restraint
Dog strap
Dog’s lead
Dog's lead
Dog's tether
Dressing room door figure
Drive - young ox
Drive ... or part of a ca
Dwarf or giant, maybe
Each state, symbolically
Eg Marilyn Monroe’s heavenly body?
El Cid, to Spaniards
Excellent beginning, but not ending
Expression of annoyance over principal
Famous actor
Famous entertainer deserts, upset
Famous traitors sent back
Farm animal’s direct course
Fido restrainer
Fido's rope
Figure who's dashing round, pursuing the lady
Film's lead
Finally acclaim own Scottish chief
Fingerprint or dropped ha
Fingerprint, perhaps
Firefighter, maybe
Flag feature
Florist's vehicle
Footprint or loose thread
Footprint, maybe
For example, this is left in signal
Foremost position
Fourth row
Fruit man loaded into blue van
Game associated with the
Game with Colonel Mustard
Game with Miss Scarlet an
Gawp mostly, to see famous artiste
General acquisition
Get a line on?
Girl's getting over object of adulation
Go ahead of
Go before
Go before powers, primarily, fade away
Go in advance of gym class, crossing playground with journalist
Good student's reward
Goods vehicle
Grade schooler's reward
Guide (eg, a ship)
Guide - bullock
Guide cattle …
Guide soothsayer round Petra's centre
Guitar ___ (hit video gam
Half-naked celebrity
Handyman's vehicle
Have the helm
Have the lead
Have the tiller
Have the wheel
Have the wheel of a car
Having captured Troy, oracle castrated bull
He deserves woman's love
He died pinching a loaf
He's no bull
Head for the ranch?
Head of a ranch
Head out on the ranch?
Head out on the range
Heart recipient, perhaps
Heavenly light
Help for a detective
Help for Nancy Drew
Hercules or Ulysses
Hint for Holmes
Hint, pointer
Hold the wheel
Hollywood Boulevard sight
Hollywood sighting
Horse throws popular champion
Hot body that finally squeezes into short dress
Hurried round region containing hot lead
I will abandon useless vehicle
Important teacher picked up dismissing component of education
In need of something on top for congestion etc?
Introduce President's first fantastic decree
Investigation aid
It may be bounding
It may be branded
It may be found with a ma
It may be rounded up in a
It might cross 1st, 2nd a
It might prevent a boxer
It often goes out with a
It often has sliding door
It'll help you make your
It's irritating, the rise of this luminary
John, at sea
Just seconds in every car and truck
Key to the city recipient
Kind of a drag
Kind of law
Kind of witness
Kindergarten "grade"
Knight in shining armor
Knock splitting standard tropical fruit
Lab holder?
Lab monitor?
Lance Armstrong at the front - he'd set about it to go first
Large pole's covered in lead
Last of five cracks finished off nut
Laugh about Phil's missus being an illustrious type
Lead actor’s reminder about line
Lead and phosphorus sink
Lead compound heals
Lead deserters head north
Lead extract from bituminous tarmac
Lead fireball
Lead is found in Costa Rica
Lead killing the last pair of river birds
Lead player
Lead that woman with a daughter to eat fruit
Lead, helium and nitrogen escapes
Leader; front
Leading actor
Leading actor Heather's role in film about Hannibal
Leading force
Leading force in a military attack
Leading lady first to depart flight
Leading light
Leading man appearing in the round
Leading man in Garbo’s latest?
Leading part in drama, initially
Leading performer
Leading performer nude? Not half
Leander's love
Leander's lover
Leander's lover, who committed suicide when he drowned
Learner breaks sports equipment like this?
Leather source
Lecherous boxing champion
Lettuce unit
Life saver
Lifesaver, e.g.
Lifesaver, say
Lights in HMP Slade out around one
Long lunch?
Long sandwich
Look endlessly for celebrity
Looking up in mirror at spook’s heavenly body
Loooong sandwich
Lover's part in Swedish erotica
Lower-left phone button
Lucille Ball, notably
Macy's logo
Magi guide
Magi's interest
Magic wand tip
Major tributary of the Rhine, flowing through Frankfurt
Male lead is husband, I'm thinking, with nothing on
Male protagonist
Man of the hour
Manage the helm
Marquee name
Marquee topper
Marquee-name entertainer
Medal awardee, maybe
Medal of honor recipient
Medal recipient
Medal winner for bravery
Metal tip – lead?
Military award
Milky Way unit
Morrison's delivery vehicle
Most important
Most important - sail
Most prestigious part of flight - after one disembarks
Mover's need
Mover's truck
Movers' vehicle
Movie rating unit
Moving option
Moving sight
Moving truck
Moving vehicle
Mystery novel element
Night light
Night twinkler
Nighttime twinkler
Novel's protagonist
Nut - loaf
Nut was obliged to protect kernel in general
Object of decoration
Object under a magnifying
Odd parts of culture, as this itself is
Oddly coloured lead
Old phone's lack
One assigned to a bomb?
One driven off to break senior pilot
One getting a decoration
One may win a heart
One of seven in the Big D
One of the cattle in a ca
One telephone button
One who saves the day
One with a print outside
One with leading role moved fast to trap a bird
Opening without latest lead actor
Ophir's case in point as trading place
Parade figure
Parade honoree
Parade honoree, perhaps
Part of a constellation
Part of a Dutch name for a vehicle
Part of a ranch herd
Performer at the top or scoundrels rising to it
Person with a medal, mayb
Personnel screen English Oscar star
Phone button
Phone button below the 7
Play a big part
Play a leading role
Play the lead
Poet's always following street guide
Pointed shape
Pointed symbol
Polaris or Sirius
Polaris, e.g.
Possible church school pu
Principal banker in Frankfurt
Principal male character
Principal sea area off Ireland, not large
Principal traitors stand up
Print, maybe
Professor Plum's game
Prominent player
Prompt to include large hint
Proxima Centauri, for one
Public figure like William I, say, not outwardly evil
Purple Heart recipient
Railwayman taking over his place in front
Ranch animal
Ranch head
Range rover
Ratings unit
Representation of a state
Republic occasionally rejected suggestion
Restaurant review symbol
Restraint on a dog?
Reviewer's award
Reviewer's unit
River or stream source
River source; leader
River source; promontory
Rodeo animal
Rope used to restrain an animal
Roundup animal
Rover's restraint
Rulers erased the central elements, providing means of control
Ryder rental
Sabbath singer making comeback as headliner
Sandwich that requires tw
School principal
School reward
Secure hollowed-out large tree
Secure saddle as horse shelters
Serpent takes shelter in the land of Nod
Shape of an asterisk
She's possessive with love for leading man
Sherlock's find
Shoe impression, maybe
Sirius, e.g.
Sizable sandwich
Sky light
Sleuth's find
Sleuth's need
Sliding door place
Sliding door site
Slight indication
Something to move with
Something to wish upon
Southern mariner's guiding light
Southern sailor is a celebrity
Spanish tar
Star in Fiddler on the Roof
Star making a return appearance in Wigmore Hall
Stay (clear of)
Stockholder's responsibil
Street that may be a U.S.
Street with stores, usual
Submarine sandwich
Subway fare?
Subway purchase
Superman, e.g.
Sybil absorbs temperature guide
Symbol of excellence
Symbol on a Cowboy's helm
Symbol on a flag
Symbol on a phone button
Symbol on the Hollywood W
Take a lead role in performing arts
Take the conn
Take the lead
Telephone button
The fellow given notice — and the boss giving it?
The French male remains in control
The Rock screens lead role
The sun, e.g.
They may have brand ident
This is a reminder to invest pounds
This is coloured, but not evenly
This is oddly coloured
This is one
This is one prompt to pen line
This is one!
This learner's stopping signal
This star gets into bed to have cigar
This, for example
This, for one, is not even cultured
Those who squeal about mark on horse
Tip, informally
Tons invested in visionary guide
Top banana
Top celebrity
Top place to go on a ship
Toronto daily
Trade vehicle
Transportation for many a
Turn left or right, say
Turn right, e.g.
Turn the wheel
Turn this way or that
TV show to begin with loss of ship in radio message
Two-handed sandwich
U-Haul rental
U-Haul unit
Unthinkable, a short part for the lead
Use a joystick
Usher in
Van went fast to catch a flightless bird
Vehicle parked in Pennsylvania
Vehicle with sliding door
Victor is a little treacherous
Walk of Fame embedment
Walk of Fame symbol
Water carrier
Water conduit
Water pipe
Water source
West end of soccer pitch is fans' favourite
What a dog walker holds o
What a loose thread might
What a private eye may ey
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What animal does a bulldo
What for Beckenbauer also makes a team?
What’s needed for walking dog in meadow: quiet
Where water flows in the open ocean
White dwarf, say
White knight
Who wants leading parts in street theatre and rep?
Whodunit board game
Wield a wheel
Wishing spot
With 34D, a mariner's gui
With 40A, a firebrand
Woman's over leading actor
Word in many a Nancy Drew
Work the wheel
Worker installs one gas-pipe
Wrangler's concern

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