lead to

lead to

v. t. 1. Same as cause; as, the roaring stock market led to an increase in the purchase of big-ticket items during the 1996 Christmas season.
Syn. -- result in, lead to.

2. to be a contributory cause of; as, IBM's inattention to the needs of individual users led to the demise of OS/2 as a viable alternative to Windows 95.
Syn. -- be conducive to, contribute to, lead to, conduce to.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/"
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />


a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Fri 07th August 2020