Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Polish translation of “lead”

lead

noun
 
 
/liːd/
WINNING [no plural] B2 a winning position during a race or other situation where people are competing
prowadzenie, przywództwo
She's in the lead (= winning). France has just taken the lead (= started to win). a three-goal leadScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
FILM/PLAY [C] the main person in a film or play
główna rola
She plays the lead in both films.Casting, roles and scriptsCharacters in literature and film
DOG [C] UK ( US leash) a chain or piece of leather fixed to a dog's collar so that it can be controlled
smycz
Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.Fastening and tying
ELECTRICITY [C] UK ( US cord) the wire that connects a piece of electrical equipment to the electricity supply
przewód, kabel
Electrical components and circuitryFastening and tying
INFORMATION [C] information about a crime that police are trying to solve
trop, wskazówka
Police are chasing up a new lead.Information and messages
(Definition of lead noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “lead” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

debut

the occasion when someone performs or presents something to the public for the first time

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

silver splicer noun

November 17, 2014
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement

Read More