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go–ahead

play
adjective \ˈgō-ə-ˌhed\

Simple Definition of go–ahead

  • sports : allowing a team to take the lead in a game

  • : having a lot of energy and desire to try new ideas and methods

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of go–ahead

  1. 1 :  marked by energy and enterprise :  progressive <a vigorous go–ahead company>

  2. 2 :  indicating that one may proceed <go–ahead signal>

  3. 3 :  being a score that gives a team the lead in a game <drove in the go–ahead run>


2

go–ahead

noun

Definition of go–ahead

  1. 1 a :  energy, spirit b :  one possessing go-ahead

  2. 2 :  a sign, signal, or authority to proceed :  green light



1840

First Known Use of go–ahead

1840



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