Translation of "lead" - English-Japanese dictionary

lead

verb uk /liːd/ us /lid/ past tense and past participle led

B1 to show someone where to go, usually by taking them to a place

案内する, ~を連れて行く
You lead and we’ll follow.
She led them down the hall.

If a path or road leads somewhere, it goes there.

(道)が~に通じる
That path leads to the beach.

to be winning a game

(スポーツの試合で)リードする
They were leading by eleven points at half-time.

to live in a particular way

(生活、人生)を送る
He led a normal life despite his illness.

to be in control of a group, country, or situation

~を率いる
Amy was leading the discussion.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /liːd/ us /lid/

the state of winning a competition

優位
She’s in the lead (= winning).
France have a three-goal lead.

the main person in a movie or play

主役
She plays the lead in both movies.

UK US leash a chain, piece of leather, etc. that you attach to a dog’s neck and hold in order to control the dog

(動物をつなぐ)綱ひも
Dogs must be kept on a lead.
noun uk /led/ us /led/

the black part inside a pencil

鉛筆の芯

(Translation of “lead” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)