Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun leadership

4 senses of leadership

Sense 1
leadership, leading -- (the activity of leading; "his leadership inspired the team")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 2
leadership, leaders -- (the body of people who lead a group; "the national leadership adopted his plan")
       => body -- (a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body")

Sense 3
leadership -- (the status of a leader; "they challenged his leadership of the union")
       => status, position -- (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life")

Sense 4
leadership -- (the ability to lead; "he believed that leadership can be taught")
       => ability, power -- (possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination")

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