lead to sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “lead to sth” in the English Dictionary

"lead to sth" in British English

See all translations

lead to sth

phrasal verb with lead uk   us   /liːd/ verb (led, led uk   /led/ us   )
B2 If an ​action or ​eventleads to something, it ​causes that thing to ​happen or ​exist: Reducing ​speedlimits should ​lead to fewer ​deaths on the ​roads.
More examples
(Definition of lead to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lead to sth" in Business English

See all translations

lead to sth

phrasal verb with lead uk   us   /liːd/ verb (led /led/ , led /led/ )
if an ​action or ​eventleads to something, it makes that thing ​happen or exist: Higher ​demand for ​goods and ​servicesleads to ​higherimports from abroad.
(Definition of lead to sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lead to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 导致,引起…
in Turkish yol açmak, neden olmak…
in Russian приводить к чему-либо, вызывать что-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 導致,引起…
in Polish prowadzić do czegoś…
What is the pronunciation of lead to sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

forage

to go from place to place searching, especially for food

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More