1. The office, position or function of a leader; as, Gingrich held the House leadership for six years.
n 1: the activity of leading; "his leadership inspired the team"
2: the body of people who lead a group; "the national
leadership adopted his plan" [syn: leaders]
3: the status of a leader; "they challenged his leadership of
4: the ability to lead; "he believed that leadership can be