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leading

Synonyms of leading in English:

adjective

  • 1 he played the leading role
    main, chief, major, prime, most significant, most important, principal, foremost, key, central, focal, preeminent, paramount, dominant, essential
    [Antonyms] subordinate, secondary
  • 2 the nation's leading steel companies
    most important, most powerful, affluential, foremost, chief, preeminent, outstanding, dominant, most influential
    [Antonyms] minor, secondary
  • 3 last season's leading scorer
    top, highest, best, first;
    unparalleled, matchless, star
    [Antonyms] worst, last
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