phonetic symbol: / əhéd / 

ahead - English Dictionary

[ adjective satellite ]
■ having the leading position or higher score in a contest
・he is ahead by a pawn
in the lead , leading

[ adverb ]
■ at or in the front
・I see the lights of a town ahead
・the road ahead is foggy
・staring straight ahead
before , in front

[ adverb ]
■ ahead of time
■ in anticipation
・when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount
・We like to plan ahead
beforehand , in advance

[ adverb ]
■ in a forward direction
・go ahead
・the train moved ahead slowly
・the boat lurched ahead
forrader , forward , forwards , onward , onwards

[ adverb ]
■ leading or ahead in a competition
・the horse was three lengths ahead going into the home stretch
・ahead by two pawns
in the lead , out front

[ adverb ]
■ to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future)
・moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday
・pushed the deadline ahead from Tuesday to Wednesday

[ adverb ]
■ to a more advanced or advantageous position
・a young man sure to get ahead
・pushing talented students ahead

[ adverb ]
■ toward the future
■ forward in time
・I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring

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