Comply and Lead

Comply

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Comply verb – Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes.
Lead is an antonym for comply.
Nearby Words: complied, complying
Antonyms for Comply

Lead

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Lead verb – To serve as leader of.
Usage example: a senior programmer is leading the team that is developing the new accounting software

Comply is an antonym for lead in topics: influence, surpass, guide physically.
Nearby Words: leading, leader, leaden, leadership, leaded
Antonyms for Lead
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Common collocations

troops comply troops lead troops
times comply times lead times

Both words in one sentence

  • The doctor hesitates (no doubt knowing you don't comply with this sort of demand), but then follows the captain's lead.
  • Literature / Star Trek: The Lost Era Her companion hesitates (no doubt knowing you don't comply with this sort of demand), but then follows the captain's lead.
  • Mexican Standoff Sanji takes the lead in another standoff on Zou when Capone "Gang" Bege captain of the Firetank pirates (The Mafia) has captured Sanji and his crew and if he doesn't he comply they will sink Sanji's crush Gold Digger Nami into the floor.
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Lead and Comply. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 25, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/comply/lead
Comply & Lead. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Nov. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/comply/lead>.
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