stay/keep ahead of the field

Definition of stay/keep ahead of the field

  1. :  to continue to be more successful than one's competitors The company is working hard to stay/keep ahead of the field.

Word by Word Definitions

stayplay
  1. :  a large strong rope usually of wire used to support a mast

    :  guy

  1. :  to secure upright with or as if with stays

    :  to incline (a mast) forward, aft, or to one side by the stays

    :  to go about :  tack

  1. :  to stop going forward :  pause

    :  to stop doing something :  cease

    :  to continue in a place or condition :  remain

  1. :  the action of halting :  the state of being stopped

    :  a stopping or suspension of procedure or execution by judicial or executive order

    :  self-control, moderation

  1. :  one that serves as a prop :  support

    :  a thin firm strip (as of plastic) used for stiffening a garment or part (as a shirt collar)

  1. :  to provide physical or moral support for :  sustain

    :  to fix on something as a foundation

keepplay
  1. :  to take notice of by appropriate conduct :  fulfill: such as

    :  to be faithful to

    :  to act fittingly in relation to

  1. :  custody, charge

    :  maintenance

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

aheadplay
  1. :  in a forward direction or position :  forward

    :  in front

    :  in, into, or for the future

fieldplay
  1. :  an open land area free of woods and buildings

    :  an area of land marked by the presence of particular objects or features

    :  an area of cleared enclosed land used for cultivation or pasture

  1. :  of or relating to a field: such as

    :  growing in or inhabiting the fields or open country

    :  made, conducted, or used in the field

  1. :  to catch or pick up (as a batted ball) and usually throw to a teammate

    :  to take care of or respond to (as a telephone call or a request)

    :  to give an impromptu answer or solution to


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