1. (noun) An individual that guides or leads.
- The leader of a company, such as Elon Musk (born 1971), the Chief Executive Officer of SpaceX.
- The leader of an orchestra, such as Stan Kenton (1911–1979).
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- Plural: leaders
- A type of individual.
- A leader (verb) leads through (noun) leadership and the followers of leaders are (verb) led.
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How to Cite the Definition of Leader
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “leader.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 26, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/leader/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
leader. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/leader/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “leader.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 26, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/leader/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“leader.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 26 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/leader/>.