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, leadingnoun

    the activity of leading

    "his leadership inspired the team"

  2. leadership, leadersnoun

    the body of people who lead a group

    "the national leadership adopted his plan"

  3. leadershipnoun

    the status of a leader

    "they challenged his leadership of the union"

  4. leadershipnoun

    the ability to lead

    "he believed that leadership can be taught"

GCIDE

  1. Leadershipnoun

    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. Leadershipnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. leadershipnoun

    the capacity of someone to lead

  2. leadershipnoun

    a group of leaders

  3. leadershipnoun

    The office or status of a leader.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leadershipnoun

    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  

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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

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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. Dan Snyder:

    I have admittedly been too hands-off as an owner and allowed others to have day-today control to the detriment of our organization. Going forward I am going to be more involved, and we have already made major changes in personnel bringing in new leadership to drive cultural transformation on and off the field. In addition, we are assembling a world class team of external advisors to both investigate these allegations and create an actionable and measurable plan to change our culture.

  2. Kevin McAllister:

    Let me be clear - the NMA team will continue to operate as a program, and I am looking forward to Mike's leadership in this important effort.

  3. Steve Tsang:

    What would be useful is if countries, not just in Europe, but if all countries that care about human rights and ethical trading insist they will stop working with companies operating in Xinjiang unless they can independently verify the supply chain conditions, but the Trump administration has discredited itself in terms of moral leadership. I mean, who believes Donald Trump when he says he defends human rights ?

  4. Alan Ashby:

    For the most part, the information has not changed all that much, we are following the leadership of the CDC( Center for Disease Control), they are our infectious disease experts in this country and we have a close partnership with them.

  5. Rob Portman:

    The deficit, of course, has been at historic levels the last year and likely to be again this year, just did 1.9trillion, second is, where doearmarksgo? ... There's some good analysis out there showing that more than half of it goes to those kinds of leadership positions. So for all those members who supported it, they might want to think, gosh, am I really going to get the earmark anyway?

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