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ahead of

preposition

Definition of AHEAD OF

1
earlier than <always arrives at school ahead of the bus> <we were cautioned not to fill out any of the test answers ahead of time>
Synonyms afore [chiefly dialect], ahead of, ere, fore (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect], of, previous to, prior to, to
Related Words till, until, up to
Near Antonyms next, next to, since
Antonyms after, following
2
preceding in space <the three lost children emerged from the forest, with the family dog walking proudly ahead of them>
Synonyms afore [chiefly dialect], ahead of, fore (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect]
Related Words against
Antonyms after, following

March 28, 2015
persiflage Hear it
Frivolous bantering talk
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