Leader in a sentence

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Definition of Leader

  • One who, or that which, leads or conducts; a guide; a conductor.
  • One who goes first.
  • One having authority to direct; a chief; a commander.
  • A performer who leads a band or choir in music; also, in an orchestra, the principal violinist; the one who plays at the head of the first violins.
  • A block of hard wood pierced with suitable holes for leading ropes in their proper places.
  • The principal wheel in any kind of machinery.
  • A horse placed in advance of others; one of the forward pair of horses.
  • A pipe for conducting rain water from a roof to a cistern or to the ground; a conductor.
  • A net for leading fish into a pound, weir, etc.; also, a line of gut, to which the snell of a fly hook is attached.
  • A branch or small vein, not important in itself, but indicating the proximity of a better one.
  • The first, or the principal, editorial article in a newspaper; a leading or main editorial article.
  • A type having a dot or short row of dots upon its face.
  • a row of dots, periods, or hyphens, used in tables of contents, etc., to lead the eye across a space to the right word or number.
  • a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
  • a person who rules or guides or inspires others

How to use leader in a sentence. Leader pronunciation.

What their homes were to them, these fellaheen, dragged forth to defend their country, to go into the desert and waste their lives under leaders tyrannous, cruel, and incompetent, his old open life, his innocence, his integrity, his truthfulness and character, were to him.
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He soon became the acknowledged leader of the school in matters dramatic, and unconsciously prepared himself for his future career.
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He is the real leader of the giant three, and they made of his lonely path a magnificent highway for human thought.
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Too late_, said the leader, to _read it to-day_. See, the clock is at its last moment; but it shall be read first thing at 12 o'clock, to-morrow, and special prayer shall be offered immediately.
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No leader who had not been tampered with by the psychopathic monomaniacs could ever put any construction but the obvious and innocent one on these passages.
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He will always be considered the leader of the idealistic school in the nineteenth century.
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The leaders were turned slightly to the right to give new direction and another attempt was made-ten yards gained.
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The leaders were swung to the left, men and officers standing near by added their shouts and blows from sticks.
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On Skindeep inquiring the cause of this great movement, he was informed by one on horseback, who seemed to be the leader of the horde, that they were the late dwellers in sundry squares and streets situated far to the east; that their houses having been ridiculed by an itinerant balladeer, the female part of the tribe had insisted upon immediately quitting their unfashionable fatherland; and that now, after three days' journey, they had succeeded in reaching the late settlement of a horde who had migrated to the extreme west.
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They actually began to originate some ideas of their own, and there was a whisper among the leaders of voting the aristocrats old-fashioned.
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The reader will recall their encounter with the tramps, their rescue by Sybarina, the Gipsy, and the night spent in the Gipsy camp where Harriet, disguised as a Gipsy, told the fortune of George Baker the leader of the Tramp Club, and at the same time under the pretense of revealing his past rated him soundly for a trick which he and his band had played upon the girls.
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Nay, keep your way, little gallant; you were wont to be a follower, but now you are a leader.
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It was for him to do this: he was the people's natural leader; but for many months he had done nothing in the matter.
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So wrote Oglethorpe, quoting the lines as the best pen picture he could give of the new land, and truly, if the colonists found the reality less roseate than they anticipated, it was not the fault of their generous, energetic leader, who spared neither pains nor means in his effort to make all things work out as his imagination had painted them.
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They intended to go into Poland, where the organization of the Unitas Fratrum had lasted for a considerable time after its ruin in Bohemia, but, almost by accident, they decided to first visit Christian David, who had led the first company to Herrnhut, Saxony, and while there they became convinced that God meant them to throw in their lot with these refugees, and so remained, coming to be strong leaders in the renewed Unity.
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Instead he met with rebuke and disapproval, the leaders resenting the fact that he had not placed the work directly under their control, and apparently realizing, as he did not, that the movement would probably lead to the establishment of a separate church.
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Urlsperger was offended that the negotiations from Herrnhut with the Trustees were not being carried on through him, "the only one in Germany to whom the Trustees had sent formal authority to receive people persecuted on account of religion, or forced to emigrate," and the Halle party were unable or unwilling to meet the leaders of the Moravians "without prejudice".
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He was one of the strongest, ablest, and wisest leaders that the Unitas Fratrum has ever had, and eventually became a Bishop of the Unity, and a member of its governing board.
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Spangenberg, Toeltschig, and Seifert, in the order named, were the recognized leaders of the party, but realizing that men might journey together, and live together, and still know each other only superficially, it was agreed that each of the ten in turn should on successive days speak to every one of his brethren face to face and heart to heart.
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No doubt poor Catherine Riedel's heart ached with loneliness, and her tears flowed fast, when, at the close of that long and stormy voyage, she heard of her husband's death, and stood beside his grave in the Savannah cemetery;-but there was little time for grieving in the press of matters that required attention, for Spangenberg's long visit was now to end, Nitschmann was to remain only until the organization of the Congregation was complete, and there was much to be done before these two able leaders took their departure.
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Examples of Leader

Example #1
By an impulsive act, by a rash blow, he had asserted his humanity; but he had killed his fellow-man in anger.
Example #2
All they felt he felt.
Example #3
Fortunately, however, the school had a little theatre of its own, and Gogol, who hated mathematics, and cared little for the study of modern languages, here found an outlet for all his mental energy.
Example #4
I think it is probable that Gogol's hatred for the school curriculum inspired a passage in "Taras Bulba," though here he ostensibly described the pedagogy of the fifteenth century.
Example #5
They all used him freely: Tolstoi could hardly have written "The Cossacks" without the inspiration of Gogol, Turgenev must have taken the most beautiful chapter in "Virgin Soil" directly from "Old-fashioned Farmers," and Dostoevski's first book, "Poor Folk," is in many places almost a slavish imitation of "The Cloak"-and he freely acknowledged the debt in the course of his story.
Example #6
He was surpassed by Turgenev, Dostoevski, and Tolstoi, but had he lived, he would have rejoiced in their superior art, just as every great teacher delights in being outstripped by his pupils.