Ahead meaning

ə-hĕd
Ahead is defined as someone or something moving in a forward direction.

An example of the word ahead is to say that bikers are moving forward.

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Ahead means winning or being closer to achieving something than someone else.

An example of the word ahead is to describe a person that is closer to winning a race.

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At or to the front or head.
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In or into a more advantageous position.

Wanted to get ahead in life.

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In or to the front.
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Forward; onward.
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Winning or leading.
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Having something as a profit or advantage.
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In or to the front; in advance; onward.

The island bore but a little ahead of us. --Fielding.

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Having progressed more.

He is far ahead of his class in math.

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In the direction one is facing or moving.

Just ahead you can see the cliffs.

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In the future, preceding.
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The definition of ahead is to be in front of someone or something.

An example of ahead is to describe a person who is in line in front of you at the post office and who will be served before you.

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be ahead
  • To be winning or in a superior position:
    The home team was ahead in the second period. Your company is ahead in developing the new technology.
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ahead of
  • in advance of; before
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get ahead
  • to advance socially, financially, etc.
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get ahead of
  • to outdo or excel
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of ahead

  • a- +‎ head

    From Wiktionary