ahead

adverb or adjective \ ə-ˈhed \

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

1568


AHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

ahead

adverb

Definition of ahead for English Language Learners

  • : in or toward the front

  • : to or toward the place where someone is going

  • : in, into, or for the future


AHEAD Defined for Kids

ahead

adverb or adjective \ ə-ˈhed \

Definition of ahead for Students

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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