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Another word for leading

  1. Most important, influential, or significant

      1. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
      2. The part farthest from a given reference point:
      3. The crown of the head:
      1. First or highest in rank or importance.
      2. Of, relating to, or being financial principal, or a principal in a financial transaction.
      3. One who holds a position of presiding rank, especially the head of an elementary school, middle school, or high school.
      1. First or highest in rank or importance; main:
      2. Highest in quality; excellent:
      3. Being the most desired or suitable example of something:
      1. First or highest in rank or importance; principal.
      2. Occurring first in time or sequence; earliest:
      3. Of or relating to primary schools.
      1. First in status or importance; principal or chief:
      2. First to occur or exist; earliest.
      3. A prime minister.
      1. Of chief concern or importance:
      2. Highest in rank, power, or authority:
      3. One that has the highest rank, power, or authority.
      1. One that is first in rank, order, or importance.
      2. One's own interests; oneself:
      3. The act of urinating.
      1. Greater than others in importance or rank:
      2. Great in scope or effect:
      3. Great in number, size, or extent:
      1. Most important; principal.
      2. Exerted to the utmost; sheer:
      3. Connected to or located near the mainmast:
      1. A notched and grooved, usually metal implement that is turned to open or close a lock.
      2. A similar implement or an electronic device used for opening, winding, or starting something:
      3. A device, such as a wedge or pin, inserted to lock together mechanical or structural parts.
      1. More prominent or important than others, especially in position or rank:
      2. First in physical position or place:
      3. Above all else; most importantly:
      1. The ordinal number matching the number one in a series.
      2. The one coming, occurring, or ranking before or above all others.
      3. The beginning; the outset:
      1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
      2. A chief petty officer.
      3. The chief engineer of a ship.
      1. Of foremost importance; paramount:
      2. Dark to deep or vivid red.
      3. A high church official, ranking just below the pope, who has been appointed by a pope to membership in the College of Cardinals.
      1. A town or city that is the official seat of government in a political entity, such as a state or nation.
      2. A city that is the center of a specific activity or industry:
      3. Wealth, especially in the form of financial or physical assets, used in the production or accumulation of more wealth.
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  2. Widely known and discussed

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Another word for leading

  1. Principal

  2. First

      1. To cause to move forward:
      2. To put forward; propose or suggest:
      3. To aid the growth or progress of:
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
      1. The forward part or surface, as of a building.
      2. The area, location, or position directly before or ahead.
      3. A position of leadership or superiority.
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