What does spearhead mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spearhead(noun)

    someone who leads or initiates an activity (attack or campaign etc.)

  2. spearhead(noun)

    the leading military unit in an attack

  3. spearhead, spearpoint, spear-point(verb)

    the head and sharpened point of a spear

  4. spearhead(verb)

    be the leader of

    "She spearheaded the effort to find a cure for the disease"


  1. spearhead(Noun)

    The pointed head, or end, of a spear.

  2. spearhead(Noun)

    One who leads or initiates an activity (such as an attack or a campaign).

  3. spearhead(Noun)

    The leading military unit in an attack.

  4. spearhead(Noun)

    A player who initiates attacking moves

  5. spearhead(Verb)

    To drive or campaign ardently for, as an effort, project, etc.

    He spearheaded the entire project from day one.

  6. Origin: spear + head

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spearhead(noun)

    the pointed head, or end, of a spear

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spearhead in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spearhead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of spearhead in a Sentence

  1. Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen:

    Semaglutide is a spearhead into a number of new disease areas.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Were it not for our efforts to spearhead the sanctions and foil Iran's nuclear program, Iran would have already had nuclear weapons long ago.

  3. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    The global economy continues to face downside risks as trade tensions persist, the G20 leaders agreed on the need for member countries to spearhead strong global economic growth.

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