(n) lead (the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge) "the lead was in the dummy"
(v) lead, take , direct , conduct , guide (take somebody somewhere) "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
(v) leave , result , lead (have as a result or residue) "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
(v) lead (tend to or result in) "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"
(v) lead, head (travel in front of; go in advance of others) "The procession was headed by John"
(v) lead (cause to undertake a certain action) "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
(v) run , go , pass , lead, extend (stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point) "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
(v) head , lead (be in charge of) "Who is heading this project?"
(v) lead, top (be ahead of others; be the first) "she topped her class every year"
(v) contribute , lead, conduce (be conducive to) "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing"
(v) conduct , lead, direct (lead, as in the performance of a composition) "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"