Antonyms of adj in_the_lead

1 sense of in the lead

Sense 1
ahead (predicate), in the lead, leading -- (having the leading position or higher score in a contest; "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race")

INDIRECT (VIA up) -> down -- (being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today")

Similarity of adj in_the_lead

1 sense of in the lead

Sense 1
ahead (predicate), in the lead, leading -- (having the leading position or higher score in a contest; "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race")
       => up (vs. down) -- (being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up")

Synonyms of adv in_the_lead

1 sense of in the lead

Sense 1
ahead, out front, in the lead -- (leading or ahead in a competition; "the horse was three lengths ahead going into the home stretch"; "ahead by two pawns"; "our candidate is in the lead in the polls"; "way out front in the race"; "the advertising campaign put them out front in sales")

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