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Translation of "lead" - English-Turkish dictionary

lead

verb     /liːd/ ( past tense and past participle led /led/)
TAKE SOMEONE [I, T]
B1 to show someone where to go, usually by taking them to a place or by going in front of them öncülük etmek, götürmek, kılavuzluk etmek She led them down the hall. We followed a path that led us up the mountain. You lead and we'll follow. I'll lead the way (= go first to show the route).Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way
lead into/to/towards, etc
B2 If a path or road leads somewhere, it goes there. (yol, patika) gitmek, doğru gitmek, götürmek, ulaşmak, uzanmak That path leads to the beach.Routes and roads in general
BE WINNING [I, T]
B2 to be winning a game önde olmak, kazanıyor olmak, lider durumda olmak They were leading by 11 points at half-time. The Lions lead the Hawks 28-9.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
BE THE BEST [T]
to be better than anyone else herkesten daha iyi olmak, lider olmak I still believe that we lead the world in acting talent.Extremely good
CONTROL [T]
to be in control of a group, country, or situation yönetmek, kontrol etmek, hâkim/öncü olmak to lead a discussion Is this man really capable of leading the country? Shearer led his team to victory.Controlling and being in chargeRuling and governing
lead sb to do sth
to cause someone to do or think something yol açmak, neden olmak What led you to think that? I was led to believe that breakfast was included.Affecting and influencing
lead a busy/normal/quiet, etc life
B2 to live in a particular way belli düzende bir yaşam sürdürmek He was able to lead a normal life despite his illness.Lifestyles and their studyLife and living
lead sb to a conclusion
to cause you to think that something is probably true bir sonuca götürmek; sonuca varmasına sebep olmak So you thought I was leaving, did you? What led you to that conclusion?Concluding and deducing
(Definition of lead verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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