HyperDic: leader

English > 2 senses of the word leader:
NOUNperson leadera person who rules or guides or inspires others
artifactleader, drawing card, loss leadera featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
leader > pronunciation
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English > leader: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who rules or guides or inspires others.
InstancesHussein, Husain, Husayn, Saddam Hussein, Saddam, Saddam bin Hussein at-TakritiIraqi leader who waged war against Iran
Judas MaccabaeusJewish leader of a revolt in Judea that recovered Jerusalem around 166 BC
Masoud, Ahmad Shah MasoudAfghan leader of forces opposed to the Taliban
Qaddafi, Qadhafi, Khadafy, Gaddafi, Muammar al-Qaddafi, Muammar el-QaddafiLibyan leader who seized power in a military coup d'etat in 1969
Narroweraristocrat, blue blood, patricianA member of the aristocracy
bellwethersomeone who assumes leadership / leadership of a movement or activity
bossA person who exercises control and makes decisions
callerThe person who convenes a meeting
captain, chieftainThe leader of a group of people
cheerleadersomeone who leads the cheers by spectators at a sporting event
choragus(ancient Greece) leader of a group or festival
civic leader, civil leaderA leader in municipal affairs
commandersomeone in an official position of authority who can command or control others
demigod, superman, UbermenschA person with great powers and abilities
employerA person or firm that employs workers
fatherA person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization
fuglemanA leader and organizer and spokesman (especially a political leader)
galvanizer, galvaniser, inspirerA leader who stimulates and excites people to action
guidesomeone who shows the way / way by leading or advising
guruA recognized / recognized leader in some field or of some movement
head, chief, top dogA person who is in charge
headman, tribal chief, chieftain, chiefThe head of a tribe or clan
heroA man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
imam, imaum(Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque
instigator, initiatorA person who initiates a course of action
labor leaderA leader of a labor movement
lawgiver, lawmakerA maker of laws
malikThe leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent
military leaderA leader of military forces
misleadersomeone who leads astray (often deliberately)
model, role modelsomeone worthy of imitation
nationalist leaderThe leader of a nationalist movement
pied piperA leader who entices people to follow (especially to their doom)
point mansomeone who is the forefront of an important enterprise / enterprise
point womanA woman who is the forefront of an important enterprise / enterprise
politician, politico, pol, political leaderA person active in party politics
politicianA leader engaged in civil administration
presiding officerThe leader of a group meeting
puppet ruler, puppet leaderA leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government
religious leaderleader of a religious order
scoutmasterThe leader of a troop of Scouts
spearheadsomeone who leads or initiates an activity (attack / attack / attack or campaign etc.)
spiritual leaderA leader in religious or sacred affairs
strike leadersomeone who leads a strike
superior, higher-up, superordinateOne of greater rank or station or quality
torchbearerA leader in a campaign or movement
trainerOne who trains other persons or animals
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
OppositefollowerA person who accepts the leadership / leadership of another
Spanishautoridad, dirigente, líder
Catalanautoritat, dirigent, líder
Nounsleadershipthe activity of leading
leadershipthe ability to lead
leadershipthe body of people who lead a group
leadershipthe status of a leader
Verbsleadcause to undertake a certain action / action
leadtravel in front of
leadtake somebody somewhere
leadbe in charge of
English > leader: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers.
Synonymsdrawing card, loss leader
BroaderfeatureAn article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles

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