Textual thesaurus for "in the lead"

(adj) leading, ahead

having the leading position or higher score in a contest

he is ahead by a pawn; the leading team in the pennant race

(adv) out front, ahead

leading or ahead in a competition

the horse was three lengths ahead going into the home stretch; ahead by two pawns; our candidate is in the lead in the polls; way out front in the race; the advertising campaign put them out front in sales