What does leadership mean?

Definitions for leadership
ˈli dərˌʃɪplead·er·ship

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word leadership.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leadership, leading(noun)

    the activity of leading

    "his leadership inspired the team"

  2. leadership, leaders(noun)

    the body of people who lead a group

    "the national leadership adopted his plan"

  3. leadership(noun)

    the status of a leader

    "they challenged his leadership of the union"

  4. leadership(noun)

    the ability to lead

    "he believed that leadership can be taught"

GCIDE

  1. Leadership(n.)

    The quality of character and personality giving a person the ability to gain the confidence of and lead others; as, Washington's leadership was indispensible to success of the American Revolution.

  2. Leadership(n.)

    The people who serve as leaders of a group; as, the party leadership was in disarray after the election.

Wiktionary

  1. leadership(Noun)

    the capacity of someone to lead

  2. leadership(Noun)

    a group of leaders

  3. leadership(Noun)

    The office or status of a leader.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leadership(noun)

    the office of a leader

Freebase

  1. Leadership

    Leadership has been described as “a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task". Other in-depth definitions of leadership have also emerged. Leadership is "organizing a group of people to achieve a common goal". The leader may or may not have any formal authority. Studies of leadership have produced theories involving traits, situational interaction, function, behavior, power, vision and values, charisma, and intelligence, among others. Somebody whom people follow: somebody who guides or directs others.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Leadership

    The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'leadership' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2114

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'leadership' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4390

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'leadership' in Nouns Frequency: #941

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leadership in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leadership in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of leadership in a Sentence

  1. Don McGannon:

    Leadership is action, not position.

  2. New Hampshire Christie:

    That's not leadership, that's truancy.

  3. Mia Love:

    I believe he should stay in leadership.

  4. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Two thirds of leadership is encouragement.

  5. Kevin Smith:

    All leadership elections remain on Thursday.

Images & Illustrations of leadership

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