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ahead

adverb or adjective \ə-ˈhed\

: in or toward the front

: to or toward the place where someone is going

: in, into, or for the future

Full Definition of AHEAD

1
a :  in a forward direction or position :  forward
b :  in front
2
:  in, into, or for the future <plan ahead>
3
:  in or toward a more advantageous position <helped others to get ahead>
4
:  at or to an earlier time :  in advance <make payments ahead>

First Known Use of AHEAD

1596

Rhymes with AHEAD

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AHEAD Defined for Kids

ahead

adverb or adjective \ə-ˈhed\

Definition of AHEAD for Kids

1
:  in or toward the front <The road stretched ahead for many miles.>
2
:  into or for the future <You should think ahead.>

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