Definition of Leader:

  1. The person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.

  2. A series of dots or dashes across the page to guide the eye, especially in tabulated material.

  3. A person or thing that holds a dominant or superior position within its field, and is able to exercise a high degree of control or influence over others. See also leadership.

  4. A short strip of nonfunctioning material at each end of a reel of film or recording tape for connection to the spool.

  5. A leading article or editorial in a newspaper.

  6. The principal player in a music group.

  7. A shoot of a plant at the apex of a stem or main branch.

Synonyms of Leader

Chief, Head, Principal, Boss, A per se, AG, DA, KC, Kapellmeister, Mahdi, QC, SSC, US attorney, Ace, Analysis, Ancestor, Announcer, Antecedent, Article, Article of commerce, Article of merchandise, Attorney general, Avant-garde, Band leader, Band major, Bandmaster, Bell cow, Bell mare, Bellwether, Bidet, Big cheese, Big wheel, Big-timer, Bigwig, Bone of contention, Born leader, Boss, Buccinator, Bushwhacker, Captain, Carriage horse, Cart horse, Catechism, Cavalry horse, Chairman, Champion, Charismatic leader, Chief, Chieftain, Choirmaster, Choragus, Civilian, Cock, Commandant, Commander, Comment, Commentary, Commentation, Commodity, Conductor, Corporation lawyer, Coryphaeus, Court-appointed lawyer, Criminal lawyer, Critical review, Criticism, Critique, Cross-interrogatory, Cross-question, Dean, Debating point, Defense counsel, Demand, Dignitary, Director, District attorney, Doyen, Doyenne, Draft horse, Dray horse, Driving horse, Drug, Drum major, Duce, Editorial, Eminence, Explorer, Feature, Feeler, File leader, Fill horse, Filler, Forebear, Foregoer, Foreman, Forerunner, Front runner, Frontiersman, Fugleman, Gaffer, General, Genius, Gigster, Gloss, Groundbreaker, Guide, Hack, Hackney, Harbinger, Head, Headman, Herald, Hierarch, High priest, Higher-up, Honcho, Hunter, Important person, Innovator, Inquiry, Inspired leader, Interrogation, Interrogative, Interrogatory, Issue, Item, Jument, Junior counsel, Kingfish, Kingpin, Laureate, Law agent, Lead, Lead item, Lead runner, Leader of men, Leading article, Leading card, Leading question, Lion, Loss leader, Luminary, Main feature, Manager, Master, Messenger, Messiah, Moot point, Mount, Mouthpiece, Nonpareil, Notability, Notice, Number one, Orchestra leader, Pacemaker, Pacesetter, Pack horse, Palfrey, Paragon, Pathfinder, Personage, Pilot, Pioneer, Plow horse, Point, Point at issue, Point in question, Pole horse, Polo pony, Post-horse, Precedent, Precentor, Precursor, Predecessor, Principal, Private attorney, Problem, Prodigy, Product, Prosecuting attorney, Prosecutor, Public prosecutor, Publicist, Query, Question, Question at issue, Question mark, Quodlibet, Rector, Remark, Remount, Report, Review, Rider, Riding horse, Ringleader, Road horse, Roadster, Rouncy, Ruler, Running commentary, Saddle horse, Saddler, Scout, Seconds, Senior, Shaft horse, Silk, Silk gown, Solicitor general, Special, Special pleader, Stalking-horse, Standard article, Standard-bearer, Staple, Staple item, Star, Stormy petrel, Straw boss, Stuff gown, Stuff-gownsman, Sumpter, Sumpter horse, Superintendent, Superior, Superman, Superstar, Symphonic conductor, The greatest, The most, Thill horse, Thiller, Top dog, Topic, Torchbearer, Trailblazer, Trailbreaker, Trial balloon, Vanguard, Vaunt-courier, Vendible, Vexed question, Virtuoso, Voortrekker, Ware, Wheeler, Wheelhorse, Workhorse, Write-up

How to use Leader in a sentence?

  1. Newspapers have leaders or editorials or whatever they call them where you live, but not poetry.
  2. She wanted to be the leader of the group, because she thought that she had the best ideas out of anybody.
  3. The leader of a protest group.
  4. The band leader stopped the music and made the announcement that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas.
  5. Since Annie has trouble making decisions and asserting herself, it is hard for her staff to see her as an effective leader .
  6. When watching a team sport, it is very easy to spot the leader of the team simply due to the fact that they have such a positive and powerful influence on the rest of his/her teammates.
  7. Then she chooses which of the new shoots will be the leader, or main stem.

Meaning of Leader & Leader Definition