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Definition of the verb lead on

What does lead on mean as a doing phrase?


  1. entice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken
  2. be false to; be dishonest with

Alternative definition of the verb lead on


  1. [transitive, idiomatic] to mislead, to try to make someone believe a lie.
  2. [transitive, idiomatic] to encourage with the illusion of a romantic relationship.


  1. "Lead On" is an album released by American country music artist George Strait. Released in 1994 on MCA Records, the album was certified platinum in the U.S. for sales of one million copies. It includes the singles "The Big One", "You Can't Make a Heart Love Somebody", "Lead On", and "Adalida", which respectively reached #1, #1, #7 and #3 on the Hot Country Songs charts between 1994 and 1995. The album's title track was co-written by Teddy Gentry, who at the time was a member of the band Alabama.
  2. "Lead On" is a song written by Dean Dillon and Teddy Gentry, and recorded by American country music artist George Strait. It was released in June 1995 as the fourth and final single and title track from his album Lead On. The song reached number 7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in September 1995.
  3. "Lead On" a.k.a. "Lead... On" is a musical album of Deventter.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  4. "Lead On" is a 1995 album by George Strait.
    • released on (19 years ago)

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Google previewLexicon to the English Poetical Works of John Milton (1907)

by Laura Emma Lockwood

the jolly hours lead on...

Google previewDictionary Of Social Work (2010)

The Definitive A to Z of Social Work and Social Care by John Pierson

The more general belief that even minor rule-breaking, if it is not challenged, is likely to lead on to more serious offending has been highly influential in a number of spheres. It has been a significant feature of the new youth justice pursued by ...

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While at college, I did my first lead on a network TV show, Medic. (Robert Vaughn)
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