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Definition of "led" []

  • Past tense and past participle of lead1. (verb)

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.

Use "led" in a sentence
  • "MEXICO CITY -- As drug violence spirals out of control in Mexico, a commission led by three former Latin American heads of state blasted the U. S.-led drug war as a failure that is pushing Latin American societies to the breaking point."
  • "Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia is an Iraqi homegrown Sunni extremist group led by foreigners that came about after the U. S.-led invasion in 2003."
  • "Reporters Alistari MacDonald and John McKinnion note that attempts to stop Iran's plans to enrich uranium, a process that can be used to make nuclear weapons, have so far led to three sanctions resolutions in the U.ited Nations, but they have been relatively limited in scope and many European countries have until now resisted U. S.-led attempts to toughen the measures."