ahead of the curve

Definition of ahead of the curve

chiefly US, approving
:faster about doing something than other people, companies, etc.
  • The company has been ahead of the curve in adopting new technologies.

Word by Word Definitions

ahead play
  1. : in a forward direction or position : forward

  2. : in front

  3. : in, into, or for the future

curve play
  1. : bent or formed into a curve

  1. : to have or take a turn, change, or deviation from a straight line or plane surface without sharp breaks or angularity

  2. : to cause to curve

  3. : to throw a curveball to (a batter)

  1. : a line especially when curved: such as

  2. : the path of a moving point

  3. : a line defined by an equation so that the coordinates of its points are functions of a single independent variable or parameter


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