Definition of Leaders

1. Noun. The body of people who lead a group. "The national leadership adopted his plan"

Exact synonyms: Leadership
Generic synonyms: Body
Specialized synonyms: Rome, High Command, Supreme Headquarters
Derivative terms: Leader



Definition of Leaders

1. Noun. (plural of leader) ¹

2. Noun. the two front horses of a team of four in front of a carriage ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leaders

1. leader [n] - See also: leader

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaders

leader of the free world
leader peptide
leader sequence
leader sequences
leaderboards
leaderene
leaderenes
leaderette
leaderettes
leaderful
leaderless
leaderlessly
leaderlessness
leaderly
leaders (current term)
leadership
leaderships
leadest
leadeth
leadfeet
leadfoot
leadhillite
leadhillites
leadier
leadiest
leading
leading(a)
leading(p)
leading-edge

Literary usage of Leaders

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind by Gustave Le Bon (1896)
"THE leaders OF CROWDS AND THEIR MEANS Or PERSUASION. §i. The leaders of crowds. The instinctive need of all beings forming a crowd to obey a leader—The ..."

2. Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain by Edmund Burke (1790)
"In this political traffick the leaders will be obliged to bow to the ignorance of their followers, and the followers to become ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Whose leaders parted them to either side In rank and rank, with ease, as goat-herds part Their goats, late grazing in promiscuous herd. ..."

4. Teachers College Record by Columbia University. Teachers College (1916)
"During the nineteenth century the leaders of Germany decided that Germany should assume leadership in this world in every line of endeavor, particularly in ..."

5. Common Sense about Women by Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1881)
"In peace, also, there is a silent leadership; only that in peace, as there is more time to spare, the leaders are expected to persuade the rank and file, ..."

6. The American Revolution by George Otto Trevelyan (1905)
"The leaders of thought in America, and those who in coming days were the leaders of war, had all been bred in one class or another of the same severe school ..."

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