Lead - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 20/02/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Lead.

7 letter answer(s) to lead

BADDEAL
BEFIRST
PRECEDE
  1. be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
  2. 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"
  3. move ahead (of others) in time or space
  4. be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"
  5. come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"

4 letter answer(s) to lead

CLUE
  1. roll into a ball
  2. evidence that helps to solve a problem
  3. a slight indication
HEAD
  1. a projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a pinhead is the head of a pin"
  2. the source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream"
  3. be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This student heads the class"
  4. (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
  5. the part in the front or nearest the viewer; "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column"
  6. take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"
  7. the striking part of a tool; "the head of the hammer"
  8. the top of something; "the head of the stairs";
  9. (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head; "call heads or tails!"
  10. the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container; "the beer had a large head of foam"
  11. (computer science) a tiny electromag
HERO
  1. (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her
  2. someone who fights for a cause
  3. (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god
  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. the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
  7. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
MAIN
  1. a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
  2. any very large body of (salt) water
  3. (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"
  4. most important element;
  5. of force; of the greatest possible intensity; "by main strength"
STAR
  1. the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
  2. a star-shaped character * used in printing
  3. mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences"
  4. (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  5. be the star in a performance
  6. any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
  7. feature as the star; "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"
  8. a performer who receives prominent billing
  9. an actor who plays a principal role
  10. a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
  11. 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"

5 letter answer(s) to lead

LEASH
  1. fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely"
  2. 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"
  3. restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
  4. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
STEER
  1. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  2. direct (oneself) somewhere; "Steer clear of him"
  3. castrated bull
  4. be a guiding or motivating force or drive; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
  5. an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

9 letter answer(s) to lead

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

3 letter answer(s) to lead

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

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Lead'

"Flaming ___" (1960 Elvis
"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?
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.
Andromache romantically embraces Hector?
Animal in a roundup
Answer in half minute: pipe
Answer's opposite
Antares, for one
Appear before
Apt attachment to the sta
Asterisk
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
Beanball target
Beef animal
Beef on the hoof
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"
Bounding site?
Brain's site
Branded beast
Brave one
Brave person
Brilliant time to leave foundation
Bullock
Burgers on the hoof
Camper, e.g.
Canine line
Canopus or Aldebaran
Cardinal
Castor or Pollux
Cattle in a cattle drive
Cattle rancher's unit
Celeb
Celebrated
Celebrity
Celebrity beginning, but not ending
Celebrity has to begin shortly
Celebrity sending nasty people back
Celebrity's expression of mild irritation is taken the wrong way
Celebrity, bald almost
Celestial body
Central
Central street
Champion
Champion cutting down murderous king
Champion in the rotunda
Channel
Check for Checkers
Cheek - that, going topless, authority figure needed?
Chief
Chief and the old woman at home
Chief in importance
Chief messenger doesn't take either side
Chief, principal
Chief; part of body
Chinese checkers board sh
Chow checker
Christmas tree topper
Collar attachment
Colonel Mustard's game
Come before
Come to a ___
Commander
Commendation
Commercial vehicle
Common flag feature
Common flag symbol
Common street name
Constellation component
Constellation part
Corralled animal
Courageous person
Crisis point
Critic's unit
Cross: Christianity :: __
Crossword hint
Crossword hint?
Dallas Cowboy's emblem
Decorated cop, say
Deli offering
Deli order
Deli product
Deli sandwich
Deliverer's need
Delivery aid
Delivery means
Delivery vehicle
Destiny
Detective's discovery
Direct
Diva, e.g.
Dog restraint
Dog strap
Dog’s lead
Dog's lead
Dominant
Dressing room door figure
Drive - young ox
Drive ... or part of a ca
Duct
Dwarf or giant, maybe
Each state, symbolically
El Cid, to Spaniards
Expression of annoyance over principal
Famous entertainer deserts, upset
Famous traitors sent back
Farm animal’s direct course
Fido restrainer
Fido's rope
Film's lead
Finally acclaim own Scottish chief
Fingerprint or dropped ha
Fingerprint, perhaps
Firefighter, maybe
Flag feature
Florist's vehicle
Foam
Footprint or loose thread
Footprint, maybe
Forefront
Foremost
Fourth row
Front
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
Grinder
Guide
Guide (eg, a ship)
Guide - bullock
Guide soothsayer round Petra's centre
Guitar ___ (hit video gam
Half-naked celebrity
Handyman's vehicle
Hauler
Have the helm
Have the lead
Have the tiller
Have the wheel
Have the wheel of a car
He deserves woman's love
He's no bull
Head for the ranch?
Head of a ranch
Head out on the ranch?
Head out on the range
HEADLINE
Headliner
Heart recipient, perhaps
Heavenly light
Help for a detective
Help for Nancy Drew
Hercules or Ulysses
Highlight?
Hint
Hint for Holmes
Hold the wheel
Hollywood Boulevard sight
Hollywood sighting
Horse throws popular champion
Hurried round region containing hot lead
I will abandon useless vehicle
Inkling
Intellect
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
John, at sea
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?
Laugh about Phil's missus being an illustrious type
Lead and phosphorus sink
Lead compound heals
Lead deserters head north
Lead fireball
Lead is found in Costa Rica
Lead player
Lead that woman with a daughter to eat fruit
Lead, helium and nitrogen escapes
Leader; front
Leading actor
Leading force
Leading force in a military attack
Leading lady first to depart flight
Leading part in drama, initially
Leading performer nude? Not half
Leander's love
Leander's lover
Leander's lover, who committed suicide when he drowned
Leather source
Lettuce unit
Life saver
Lifesaver
Lifesaver, e.g.
Lifesaver, say
Lights in HMP Slade out around one
Long lunch?
Long sandwich
Look endlessly for celebrity
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
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
Military award
Milky Way unit
Most important
Most prestigious part of flight - after one disembarks
Mover's need
Movers' vehicle
Movie rating unit
Moving option
Moving sight
Moving vehicle
Mystery novel element
Navigate
Night light
Night twinkler
Nighttime twinkler
Nincompoop
Noggin
Novel's protagonist
Nut was obliged to protect kernel in general
Object of decoration
Object under a magnifying
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
Paladin
Parade figure
Parade honoree
Parade honoree, perhaps
Paramount
Part of a constellation
Part of a ranch herd
Person with a medal, mayb
Personnel screen English Oscar star
Phone button
Phone button below the 7
Play a big part
Play the lead
Poet's always following street guide
Pointed symbol
Polaris or Sirius
Polaris, e.g.
Possible church school pu
Predominant
President
Primary
Principal
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
Protagonist
Proxima Centauri, for one
Public figure like William I, say, not outwardly evil
Purple Heart recipient
Ranch animal
Ranch head
Range rover
Ratings unit
Representation of a state
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
Ryder rental
Sandwich that requires tw
Savior
School reward
Secure saddle as horse shelters
Serpent takes shelter in the land of Nod
She's possessive with love for leading man
Sherlock's find
Shoe impression, maybe
Sirius, e.g.
Sizable sandwich
Skull
Sky light
Sleuth's find
Sleuth's need
Sliding door place
Sliding door site
Slight indication
Something to move with
Something to wish upon
Spanish tar
Standout
Star
Star in Fiddler on the Roof
Stay (clear of)
Stockholder's responsibil
Street that may be a U.S.
Street with stores, usual
Sub
Submarine
Submarine sandwich
Subway fare?
Subway purchase
Superman, e.g.
Symbol of excellence
Symbol on a Cowboy's helm
Symbol on a flag
Symbol on a phone button
Symbol on the Hollywood W
Take the conn
Take the lead
Telephone button
Tether
The French male remains in control
The sun, e.g.
They may have brand ident
This is a reminder to invest pounds
This is oddly coloured
This is one
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
Tip, informally
Tip-off
Top banana
Top celebrity
Top place to go on a ship
Toronto daily
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
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
What a wrangler wrangles
What animal does a bulldo
What for Beckenbauer also makes a team?
Where water flows in the open ocean
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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