English to Xhosa Meaning :: lead

Lead :
phambili
- phambiliasayisebenzisayoleadenkukhokelela
 

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Noun(1) an advantage held by a competitor in a race(2) a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey(3) evidence pointing to a possible solution(4) a position of being the initiator of something and an example that others will follow (especially in the phrase `take the lead'(5) the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile(6) the introductory section of a story(7) (sports(8) an actor who plays a principal role(9) (baseball(10) an indication of potential opportunity(11) a news story of major importance(12) the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine(13) restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain(14) thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing(15) mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil(16) a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
Verb(1) take somebody somewhere(2) produce as a result or residue(3) tend to or result in(4) travel in front of; go in advance of others(5) cause to undertake a certain action(6) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point(7) be in charge of(8) be ahead of others; be the first(9) be conducive to(10) lead, as in the performance of a composition(11) lead, extend, or afford access(12) move ahead (of others(13) cause something to pass or lead somewhere(14) preside over

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(1) Again, all the prime minister had to do was call for calm and he was part of the lead news story.(2) The school will also follow the lead of 30 other schools in the borough and operate a daily breakfast bar.(3) it's your lead(4) The player on the dealer's right has the first lead , and the winner of the trick leads to the next trick.(5) they are waiting for an expansion of world trade to lead a recovery(6) the lead story(7) a lead guitarist(8) Omar's reflections on his wife's motives lead him to contemplate his own life.(9) where does this tunnel lead to?(10) Chelsea held a 12-point lead over their nearest rivals, and continually found ways to win.(11) Considering this is her first lead role in a feature film, she is very impressive.(12) closing the plant will lead to the loss of 300 jobs(13) He made a good recovery but had to lead a quieter life.(14) Bloggers have made it into the Guardian's lead editorial today.(15) The most common cause of lead poisoning today is old paint with lead in it.(16) The lead story in the paper concerned a shipment of silver bullion, which had disappeared four months earlier.
Related Words
(1) lead time ::
ixesha lokukhokhela
Synonyms
Noun
1. the leading position ::
isikhundla phambili
2. first position ::
kwindawo yokuqala
3. leading role ::
indima ephambili
4. leash ::
nivele
5. clue ::
inkomba
6. bullet ::
bullet
7. leading ::
phambili
8. spark advance ::
osinike kusengaphambili
9. trail ::
trail
10. lede ::
lede
11. lead story ::
ibali phambili
12. pencil lead ::
yepenlothi
13. wind ::
umoya
14. principal ::
inqununu
15. booster cable ::
booster cable
Verb
16. guide ::
aqondise
17. cause ::
isizathu
18. result in ::
ngeziphumo ze
19. be at the head of ::
kuba yintloko
20. be the leader of ::
libe yinkokeli yemicimbi
21. be ahead ::
kuba ngaphambi
22. be at the front of ::
kuba ngaphambili
23. experience ::
amava
24. top ::
phezulu
25. go ::
hamba
26. conduct ::
ukuziphatha
27. moderate ::
wathobeka
28. leave ::
ushiye
29. contribute ::
isandla
30. head ::
intloko
31. run ::
run
32. extend ::
ukudlulisa
33. precede ::
eyandulela
Adjective
34. leading ::
phambili
Different Forms
lead, leaded, leaden, leads
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