Is LEAD a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

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Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'lead'


  1. LEAD, the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge
  2. LEAD, a position of being the initiator of something and an example that others will follow (especially in the phrase take the lead')
  3. LEAD, a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
  4. LEAD, mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil
  5. LEAD, thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
  6. LEAD, restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
  7. LEAD, the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine
  8. LEAD, an advantage held by a competitor in a race
  9. LEAD, evidence pointing to a possible solution
  10. LEAD, the introductory section of a story
  11. LEAD, a news story of major importance
  12. LEAD, an indication of potential opportunity
  13. LEAD, (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base
  14. LEAD, an actor who plays a principal role
  15. LEAD, (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning
  16. LEAD, the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
  17. LEAD, a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey


  1. LEAD, cause to undertake a certain action
  2. LEAD, preside over
  3. LEAD, lead, as in the performance of a composition
  4. LEAD, move ahead (of others) in time or space
  5. LEAD, travel in front of; go in advance of others
  6. LEAD, take somebody somewhere
  7. LEAD, be in charge of
  8. LEAD, be conducive to
  9. LEAD, produce as a result or residue
  10. LEAD, tend to or result in
  11. LEAD, stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  12. LEAD, lead, extend, or afford access
  13. LEAD, cause something to pass or lead somewhere
  14. LEAD, be ahead of others; be the first

Synonyms for 'lead'

The word LEAD is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'lead' in a sentence

  1. the lead diplomat is responsible for making policy for the entire embassy

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