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ahead of

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of ahead of

  1. 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], before, ere, fore (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect], of, previous to, prior to, toRelated Words till, until, up toNear Antonyms next, next to, sinceAntonyms after, following

  2. 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], before, fore (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect]Related Words againstAntonyms after, following




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