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lead off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lead off, lead astrayverb

    teach immoral behavior to

    "It was common practice to lead off the young ones, and teach them bad habits"

  2. begin, lead off, start, commenceverb

    set in motion, cause to start

    "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"

Wiktionary

  1. lead offnoun

    The first batter in the batting order.

  2. lead offnoun

    The first batter of an inning.

  3. lead offverb

    To be the first batter of an inning.

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  1. Lead off

    In baseball, the term lead off or lead-off has two distinct meanings:

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lead off in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lead off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lead off in a Sentence

  1. Willy Adames:

    After the first-inning run, Woodruff allowed a pair of third-inning singles in six innings, striking out 10 and walking two. Edman generated a run for The Cardinals in the first. He worked a nine-pitch walk to lead off, stole second, took third on a groundout and scored on Tyler O’Neill’s sacrifice fly. The Cardinals made The Cardinals 2-0 in the eighth when pinch-hitter Lars Nootbaar walked with one out, stole second and scored on Edman’s second hit of the game. ’ The Cardinals’s impressive, they know they have to continue to win to get to the postseason. They’ve been playing really good ball. They’re doing the little things and I think that’s why they’ve been so good right now. Jake Woodford -LRB- 3-3 -RRB-’ve to give credit to them.

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