ahead

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adverb or adjective \ə-ˈhed\

Definition of ahead

  1. 1a :  in a forward direction or position :  forwardb :  in front

  2. 2 :  in, into, or for the future <plan ahead>

  3. 3 :  in or toward a more advantageous position <helped others to get ahead>

  4. 4 :  at or to an earlier time :  in advance <make payments ahead>

1568

First Known Use of ahead

1568



AHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

ahead

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adverb or adjective \ə-ˈhed\

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

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adverb or adjective \ə-ˈhed\

Definition of ahead for Students

  1. 1 :  in or toward the front <The road stretched ahead for many miles.>

  2. 2 :  into or for the future <You should think ahead.>



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