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English definition of “lead”

lead

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] (DIRECTION)    /liːd/ (led, led   /led/   )
B2 (especially of roads, paths, doors, signs, information, etc.) to go in a particular direction or have a particular result, or to allow or cause this: There's a track that leads directly to the reservoir. The French windows lead out onto a wide, shady terrace. A narrow trail of blood led directly into the cave. This information led the police to a house near the harbour.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way
(Definition of lead verb (DIRECTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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