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Definition of the noun lead off
What does lead off mean as a name of something?
- [baseball] The first batter in the batting order.
- [baseball] The first batter of an inning.
Definition of the verb lead off
What does lead off mean as a doing phrase?
- teach immoral behavior to
- example: It was common practice to lead off the young ones, and teach them bad habits
- lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
- synonym of lead off: lead astray
- more generic words: corrupt / debase / debauch / demoralise / demoralize / deprave / misdirect / pervert / profane / subvert / vitiate = corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
- set in motion, cause to start
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of lead off: begin / commence / start
- more specific terms:
- cause: begin / start
Alternative definition of the verb lead off
- [baseball] To be the first batter of an inning.
Lead off: In baseball, a lead or lead off is the short distance that a player stands away from their current base.
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by Oxford University Press
lead off begin. ▫ lead on entice deceptively. ▫ lead time time between the initiation and completion of a production process. ▫ lead up to precede; prepare for. lead2 / led/ n. 1 Chem. heavy, bluishgray soft ductile metallic element. (Symb.
by Philip D. Morehead
usher in, preface; lead off, lead the way, take the lead, start from scratch, take the initiative; inaugurate, swear in; engender (see REPRODUCTION); call to order, head, lay the foundations, prepare, break in, found, CAUSE, ...
Pigeon, a weak silly fellow easily imposed on; to pigeon, to cheat; to milk the pigeon, to attempt impossibilities, to be put to shifts for want of money ; to fly a hlue pigeon, to steal lead off a church. Pig, sixpence; a sow's baby; pig-widgeon, ...
by Elizabeth Jewell
lead off 1 begin. 2 Baseball be the first batter in the inning. lead on entice deceptively. lead time time between the initiation and completion of a production process.
by Elizabeth Jewell
from an aerial to a receiver or transmitter, lead off 1 begin. 2 Baseball be the first batter in the inning. lead on entice deceptively lead time time between the initiation and completion of a production process, ...
by Cyrus Byington
aholuya lead, naki lead, sheet; naki tapuski lead, to; anya, halqlli, ilaueli, ilauet anya, isht ia, pelichi, tikba heka lead along, to; ilaueli lead astray, to; haksichi, kaniachi lead into sin, to; yoshobbi lead off from, to; filammichi lead out of the way , ...
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Lead off Meaning
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Anagrams of LEAD OFF
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- DEAL OFF
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