To go or to be in advance of; to precede; hence, to be foremost or chief among; as, the big sloop led the fleet of yachts; the Guards led the attack; Demosthenes leads the orators of all ages.
To begin a game, round, or trick, with; as, to lead trumps; the double five was led.
The act or right of playing first in a game or round; the card suit, or piece, so played; as, your partner has the lead.
The first story in a newspaper or broadcast news program.
the distance a runner on base advances from one base toward the next before the pitch; as, the long lead he usually takes tends to distract the pitchers.
1) Playing the first card to a trick, thus dictating the suit which others must play if able (see follow suit). 2) The card so led. 3) The hand which is next entitled to lead to a trick is said to be "on lead" or to "have the lead", often shortened to simply "the lead". 4) See opening lead.
The first player on a team to deliver stones during each and every end.
The first player on a team to deliver a pair of stones for his team in each end.
The first few sentences or first paragraph of an article or news release.
The player who delivers the rink's first two rocks of each end.
(1) (noun) the first card played to a trick;(2) (verb) to play such a card.
To climb starting with the rope on the ground clipping into protection points on the way up.
the first card of a trick. The "Opening lead" is the first in the whole hand.
The first player who shoots for a team in each end.
means the player on each side who plays first.
the fact of playing the first card of the game.
The first player to Bet in a Betting Round.
The act of leading a climb
The first paragraph of your manuscript. In a story or article, this is where you should attempt to "hook" the reader's attention.
journalism - the beginning of a story.
A player who throws stones first in an end for a team.
1. The first card played in a play series 2. To play the first card in a play series
The player who delivers stones first in an end for his or her team.
1. The main story in a newspaper, 2. The introductory sentences or paragraph(s) of a news story giving the most important details. The lead answers the questions who, what, where and when.
To be the first person on a climb, either clipping the rope into bolts or placing protection as you go. Belayed by the second, below you.
the first sentence or first few sentences of a story
this is the opening sentence or sentences of a story or essay
The lead paragraph or sentence in a story.
to be the first on a pitch, placing protection with which to protect oneself
The first player to bet into a pot.
Player who delivers the first pair of stones for a team
v. To bet first, even when one had the option to check. See also FIRE.
How a user first heard about, found, or was directed to a website (e.g. an email campaign, Google ad, magazine article, related website link)
the main story on a page or programme
Beginning of a news story, generally containing the who, what, when, where, and why.
the card played to start a trick, or the obligation to play the first card of a trick; a player "has the lead" or is "on lead" when he or she has won the previous trick
The introduction of a news story.
The first player to make a bet in the pot. The lead is usually the winner or person with the highest hand.
The first bettor.
(v.) to play the first card of a trick. (n.) 1. the first card of a trick. 2. the state of being the player who is to play the first card of a trick.
To be the first to enter the pot after the blind.
The first player who bets in a pot "takes the lead".
The first paragraph of a manuscript. In a story or article, the lead includes the "hook" intended to engage the reader's attention.
The first card to be played to a trick.
The introductory paragraph of an article designed to hook the reader into reading the rest of the story.
The first player to place a bet into the pot.
The first paragraph of an article. In a news story, it tells the most timely summary of an event. In a feature story, its main purpose is to attract attention and make the reader want to continue reading the article.
First sentence of your story. . First story in the newscast. Youâ€™ll sometimesâ€”usually in print, and rarely anywhere nowadays--see it spelled lede. Iâ€™m told it was to avoid confusion in the days of lead type. (?)
Player who plays his two stones first in an end for a team.
The opening paragraph of an article. There are many different types of leads, but every lead should outline the story that follows and inspire the reader to read further.
Going first on the rope. Because the leader climbs above the protection, and therefore risks a fall of at least twice the distance to the last piece of protection beneath him, leading is more risky and demanding than seconding. Climbers sometimes speak of tying into the “sharp end” of the rope when they're going to lead.
to play the first card to a trick. Also, the first card played to a trick, or the right to play that card (as in "Whose lead is it?").
A Lead is the person who plays first in pairs triples or fours (rinks) game. The lead is responsible for setting the mat and delivering the jack to start the end.
an introductory section of a news story or a news story of major importance. Example: Early Friday afternoon, there was a car accident on Route 405….
The crucial first few sentences, phrases, or words or anything - be it a query letter, book proposal, novel, news release, advertisement, or sales tip sheet. A successful lead immediately hooks the reader, consumer, editor, or agent.
The start of a story, usually one to three paragraphs. Pronounced lede, and sometimes spelled that way, too.
The first few sentences or the first paragraph of a news story, containing the summary of the introduction to the story
The person who starts off the play. Also places the Mat and rolls the Jack if their team "has the mat".
To be the first to call after the hands are dealt out to the players.
The first to play after the blinds.
to be the first climber up a pitch and to place protection along the way while being belayed by a partner from below
the player who delivers the first two rocks of each end, alternating with the opponent's lead.
to climb first, taking both the rope and the gear to place protection along the pitch. The person climbing lead on a pitch has the potential for the greatest fall.
The first paragraph of each newspaper article (the first paragraph); the lead should summarize the main facts of the article, telling the 5 W's (who, what, when, where, and why) and how..
To be the first climber up a pitch, placing protection in the rock along the way while being belayed by a partner from below.
To climb first up a route, placing protection as you climb
A unique visitor that has come from a click-through from a campaign source. A unique visitor is regarded as a lead only upon the first visit to your site. A lead may click-through to your site multiple times, but is still considered a unique lead.
The first sentence of a news story or news release, featuring key information.
The opening paragraph of a news story.
The opening sentence or paragraph of an article.
The first domino played in a trick. It establishes the suit to be followed, be it trump or otherwise.
First paragraph of a story, usually telling the 5 Ws (who, what, when, where and why) and H (how).
To make the first bet.