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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. leadership

    The state or condition of a leader.

Editors Contribution

  1. leadership

    The ability, feeling, knowing and understanding a person has to see the vision, unite a team, lead the team, cocreate, direct and manage the vision we choose, using a budget, goals, legislation, objectives, plans, processes, procedures, rules, strategy, structure, systems

    Leadership recognizes that we are a team and ensures we all work together with a spirit of unity and inclusion

    Submitted by MaryC on April 10, 2020  

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

How to pronounce leadership?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Chuck Schumer:

    Republican leadership can't get The President on board with anything, the breakdown of compromise is poisoning this Congress and it all comes down to President Trump.

  2. Bethel Church:

    As a church family, our hearts are with the Heiligenthals, and we are both praying for Olive and walking with them through their deep grief and sorrow, bethel leadership is committed to caring for and serving the Heiligenthal family during this difficult time.

  3. Bill Hinshaw:

    We're a world leader in cellular therapy and we have a great set-up in terms of second- and third-generation checkpoint inhibitors, and our leadership in targeted therapies gives us a wonderful opportunity for combinations and sequences.

  4. Kevin Tsujihara:

    It has become clear that my continued leadership could be a distraction and an obstacle to the company's continued success, the hard work of everyone within our organization is truly admirable, and I won't let media attention on my past detract from all the great work the team is doing.

  5. Jeff Denham:

    I am confident we have the number we need now, but we'll continue to work with leadership on this issue.

Images & Illustrations of leadership

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