Translation of "lead" - English-Russian dictionary

lead

noun uk us /liːd/
WINNING [ no plural ]

B2 a winning position during a race or other situation where people are competing

первое место, преимущество
She's in the lead (= winning).
France has just taken the lead (= started to win).
a three-goal lead
FILM/PLAY [ C ]

the main person in a film or play

главная роль
She plays the lead in both films.
DOG [ C ] UK ( US leash)

a chain or piece of leather fixed to a dog's collar so that it can be controlled

поводок
Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.
ELECTRICITY [ C ] UK ( US cord)

the wire that connects a piece of electrical equipment to the electricity supply

подводящий провод
INFORMATION [ C ]

information about a crime that police are trying to solve

версия (преступления)
Police are chasing up a new lead.

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