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Lead

lead vt

led
lead·ing
: to suggest the desired answer to (a witness) by asking leading questions
n : something serving as a tip, indication, or clue [the police have only one in the murder investigation]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.