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Antonyms for get ahead

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term get ahead.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground(verb)

    obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

    "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, earn, take in, benefit, bring home the bacon, pull in, come through, bring forward, gather, hit, arrive at, pass on, attain, win, get along, supercharge, kick upstairs, put on, progress, pull ahead, acquire, make headway, advance, make, upgrade, encourage, further, gain, come along, realise, deliver the goods, promote, boost, go on, gain ground, raise, clear, move on, get on, profit, elevate, derive, shape up, reach, bring in, come on, succeed, set ahead, march on, realize

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. get ahead

    Synonyms:
    advance, prosper, flourish, thrive, proceed, forestall

How to use get ahead in a sentence?

  1. David Madden:

    The update last night was a bit of a reality check - maybe don't get ahead of yourself on what the Fed is going to do, if you forget about the geopolitical headlines, forget about what the bond markets are doing, and look at the underlying indicators of the U.S. ... people are in jobs, earning decent money, and more importantly spending money.

  2. Kent Syverud:

    To date, law enforcement has not been able to locate a single individual who directly received an AirDrop. Not one, it was apparent that this rumor was probably a hoax, but that reality was not communicated clearly and rapidly enough to get ahead of escalating anxiety.

  3. Cometan:

    Do get ahead of yourself in this world for our wildest aspirations are all we are.

  4. Richard Levitan:

    I believe pulse oximetry is incredibly valuable if we were to use it in the window of time that the disease begins to gather strength, which is usually five to 10 days out from when someone is first infected, then the other thing is to measure inflammatory markers when we observe them in the hospital and use the variety of medicines at our disposal to address inflammation. It's time to get ahead of this virus instead of chasing it.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    We always expected that while Hillary Clinton focused on helping everyday Americans get ahead, the Republicans would focus on attacks rather than ideas, it appears that this book is being used to aid this coordinated attack strategy, twisting previously known facts into absurd conspiracy theories. It will not be the first work of partisan-fueled fiction about the Clintons' record, and we know it will not be the last.

How to pronounce get ahead?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say get ahead in sign language?

  1. getahead

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