Translation of "lead" - English-Arabic dictionary


verb uk /liːd/ (past tense and past participle led)

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

You lead and we’ll follow.
She led them down the hall.

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

يَقود إلى
That path leads to the beach.

to be winning a game

يَسْبِق / يَتَقَدَّم
They were leading by eleven points at half-time.

to live in a particular way

يَعيش (بِطَريقة مُعَيَّنة)
He led a normal life despite his illness.

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

يُسيْطِر / يَقود
Amy was leading the discussion.

(Translation of “lead verb” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)