1. lead up set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for
  2. load up fill or place a load on
  3. laid up ill and usually confined
  4. let up become less in amount or intensity
  5. letup a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished
  6. lead take somebody somewhere
  7. light up ignite
  8. head up be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel
  9. leader a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  10. leaden (of movement) slow and laborious
  11. yield up surrender, as a result of pressure or force
  12. beat up give a beating to
  13. cloud up become covered with clouds
  14. leadership the status of being in charge
  15. lead-in the introductory section of a story
  16. lead on entice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken
  17. heat up gain heat or get hot
  18. beat-up damaged by blows or hard usage
  19. leaded treated or mixed with lead
  20. hold up be the physical support of; carry the weight of