Definition of AHEAD

Adjective : AHEAD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) having the leading position or higher score in a contest; "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race" ;

Adverb : AHEAD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) at or in the front; "I see the lights of a town ahead"; "the road ahead is foggy"; "staring straight ahead"; "we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front"; "with the cross of Jesus marching on before" ;

  • 2. (

    ) toward the future; forward in time; "I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"; "I look forward to seeing you" ;

  • 4. (

    ) ahead of time; in anticipation; "when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount"; "We like to plan ahead"; "should have made reservations beforehand" ;

  • 5. (

    ) to a more advanced or advantageous position; "a young man sure to get ahead"; "pushing talented students ahead" ;

  • 6. (

    ) to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future); "moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday"; "pushed the deadline ahead from Tuesday to Wednesday" ;

  • 7. (

    ) leading or ahead in a competition; "the horse was three lengths ahead going into the home stretch"; "ahead by two pawns"; "our candidate is in the lead in the polls"; "way out front in the race"; "the advertising campaign put them out front in sales" ;

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