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  Words related to ahead

Related / Similar Words: in front, before, in advance, beforehand, onward, onwards, forward, forwards, forrader, out front, in the lead

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • in a forward direction; "go ahead"; "the train moved ahead slowly"; "the boat lurched ahead"; "moved onward into the forest"; "they went slowly forward in the mud";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • to a more advanced or advantageous position; "a young man sure to get ahead"; "pushing talented students ahead";
  • 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";

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