Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “lead”

See all translations

lead

noun
the state of being first
liderato
We have a lead over the rest of the world in this kind of research.
the act of leading
liderazgo
We all followed his lead and entered the room.
the amount by which one is ahead of others
ventaja
He has a lead of twenty metres (over the man in second place).
a leather strap or chain for leading a dog etc
correa
All dogs must be kept on a lead.
a piece of information which will help to solve a mystery etc
pista
The police have several leads concerning the identity of the thief.
a leading part in a play etc
primer papel, papel principal, papel protagonista
Who plays the lead in that film?
(Definition of lead from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “lead” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More