Definition of pull ahead
: to take the lead in a race, competition, contest, etc. The two runners were side by side until one pulled ahead. —often + of He has pulled ahead of the other candidates in the election polls.
Word by Word Definitions
: to exert force upon so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the force
: to stretch (cooling candy) repeatedly
: to strain abnormally
: the act or an instance of pulling
: a draft of liquid
: an inhalation of smoke
: in a forward direction or position : forward
: in front
: in, into, or for the future
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up pull ahead? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).