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1. ahead

adverb. ['əˈhɛd'] at or in the front.

Synonyms

  • before

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • following

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Ahead

  • hilton-head
  • widespread
  • purebred
  • interbred
  • thoroughbred
  • infrared
  • sffed
  • retread
  • overhead
  • overfed
  • misread
  • misled
  • instead
  • biomed
  • unwed
  • unted
  • unsaid
  • unread
  • spread
  • sayed
  • numed
  • imbed
  • embed
  • behead
  • tread
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  • szwed
  • swed
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  • sped

Example sentences of the word ahead


1. Adverb
Calling ahead to an estate sale is a great way to save time and know if panels are available.

Quotes containing the word ahead


1. You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes, make all you can. Because, remember that's where you'll find success - on the far side of failure.
- Thomas J. Watson

2. I prefer to win titles with the team ahead of individual awards or scoring more goals than anyone else. I'm more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world. When all this is over, what are you left with? When I retire, I hope I am remembered for being a decent guy.
- Lionel Messi

3. I really subscribe to that old adage that you should never let the audience get ahead of you for a second. So if the film's abrasive and wrongfoots people then, y'know, that's great. But I hope it involves an audience.
- Paul Thomas Anderson

2. go-ahead

noun. a signal to proceed.

Synonyms

  • stoplight
  • traffic signal
  • green light

3. go-ahead

noun. readiness to embark on bold new ventures.

Synonyms

  • enterprisingness
  • enterprise
  • initiative

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract
  • finish

4. ahead

adverb. ['əˈhɛd'] toward the future; forward in time.

Antonyms

  • backward

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ahead

adverb. ['əˈhɛd'] in a forward direction.

Synonyms

  • forwards
  • onwards
  • onward
  • forrader

Antonyms

  • downwardly
  • downward
  • falling
  • asleep

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ahead

adjective. ['əˈhɛd'] having the leading position or higher score in a contest.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • up

Antonyms

  • timid
  • aft
  • regressive

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ahead

adverb. ['əˈhɛd'] ahead of time; in anticipation.

Synonyms

  • beforehand

Antonyms

  • descending
  • low

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ahead

adverb. ['əˈhɛd'] leading or ahead in a competition.

Synonyms

  • out front

Antonyms

  • unfinished
  • malfunctioning

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
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