Textual thesaurus for "leading"

(adj) stellar, prima, star, starring

indicating the most important performer or role

the leading man; prima ballerina; prima donna; a star figure skater; the starring role; a stellar role; a stellar performance

(adj) preeminent

greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement

our greatest statesmen; the country's leading poet; a preeminent archeologist

(adj) in the lead, ahead

having the leading position or higher score in a contest

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

(noun) leadership

the activity of leading

his leadership inspired the team

(noun) lead

thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing