HyperDic: spearhead

English > 4 senses of the word spearhead:
NOUNperson spearheadsomeone who leads or initiates an activity (attack / attack / attack or campaign etc.)
groupspearheadthe leading military unit in an attack
artifactspearhead, spearpoint, spear-pointthe head and sharpened point of a spear
VERBsocialspearheadbe the leader of
spearhead > pronunciation
Soundsspih'rhheh.d
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > spearhead: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who leads or initiates an activity (attack / attack / attack or campaign etc.).
BroaderleaderA person who rules or guides or inspires others
Spanishcaudillo
Verbsspearheadbe the leader of
English > spearhead: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe leading military unit in an attack.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broadermilitary unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service
Spanishlanza
English > spearhead: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe head and sharpened point of a spear.
Synonymsspearpoint, spear-point
Part ofpikeMedieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff
spear, lance, shaftA long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
Broaderpointsharp end
Spanishpunta de lanza, punta
Catalanpunta de llança
English > spearhead: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBe the leader of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She spearheaded the effort to find a cure for the disease"
Broaderhead, leadBe in charge of
Spanishencabezar
Nounsspearheadsomeone who leads or initiates an activity (attack / attack / attack or campaign etc.)

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