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

First Known Use of ahead

1568


AHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

ahead

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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

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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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