Definition of "leadership" []

  • The position or office of a leader: ascended to the leadership of the party. (noun)
  • Capacity or ability to lead: showed strong leadership during her first term in office. (noun)
  • A group of leaders: met with the leadership of the nation's top unions. (noun)
  • Guidance; direction: The business prospered under the leadership of the new president. (noun)
  • The position or function of a leader (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The period during which a person occupies the position of leader (noun)
  • The ability to lead (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The leaders as a group of a party, union, etc (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "leadership" in a sentence
  • "They are human – we all make mistakes – however when you are in leadership, your mistakes are excused but you're quality of leadership is below 0."
  • "They seem to forget positions in leadership is not the head of a ghetto."
  • "A change in leadership is just a drop in the bucket."