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Synonyms for ahead
əˈhɛdahead

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ahead

    Synonyms:
    forward, afore, afront, onwards

    Antonyms:
    abaft, astern, behind, aback, aft

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ahead(p), in the lead, leadingadverb

    having the leading position or higher score in a contest

    "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race"

    Antonyms:
    down, back, backward

  2. ahead, in front, beforeadverb

    at or in the front

    "I see the lights of a town ahead"; "the road ahead is foggy"; "staring straight ahead"; "we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front"; "with the cross of Jesus marching on before"

    Synonyms:
    forwards, in front, in advance, earlier, forrader, beforehand, onwards, onward, in the lead, before, forward, out front

    Antonyms:
    down, backward, back

  3. ahead, forwardadverb

    toward the future; forward in time

    "I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"; "I look forward to seeing you"

    Synonyms:
    frontwards, before, forrader, onward, forrad, in the lead, forward, onwards, in advance, forwards, forrard, in front, out front, forth, frontward, fore, beforehand

    Antonyms:
    down, back, backward

  4. ahead, onward, onwards, forward, forwards, forraderadverb

    in a forward direction

    "go ahead"; "the train moved ahead slowly"; "the boat lurched ahead"; "moved onward into the forest"; "they went slowly forward in the mud"

    Synonyms:
    frontwards, before, forrader, onward, forrad, in the lead, forward, onwards, in advance, forwards, forrard, in front, out front, forth, frontward, fore, beforehand

    Antonyms:
    down, back, backward

  5. ahead, in advance, beforehandadverb

    ahead of time; in anticipation

    "when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount"; "We like to plan ahead"; "should have made reservations beforehand"

    Synonyms:
    forwards, in front, in advance, forrader, beforehand, onwards, onward, in the lead, before, forward, out front

    Antonyms:
    down, back, backward

  6. aheadadverb

    to a more advanced or advantageous position

    "a young man sure to get ahead"; "pushing talented students ahead"

    Synonyms:
    forwards, in front, in advance, forrader, beforehand, onwards, onward, in the lead, before, forward, out front

    Antonyms:
    down, backward, back

  7. aheadadverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    forwards, in front, in advance, forrader, beforehand, onwards, onward, in the lead, before, forward, out front

    Antonyms:
    down, backward, back

  8. ahead, out front, in the leadadverb

    leading or ahead in a competition

    "the horse was three lengths ahead going into the home stretch"; "ahead by two pawns"; "our candidate is in the lead in the polls"; "way out front in the race"; "the advertising campaign put them out front in sales"

    Synonyms:
    forwards, in front, in advance, forrader, beforehand, onwards, onward, in the lead, before, forward, out front

    Antonyms:
    down, back, backward

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. aheadadjective

    Synonyms:
    onward, forward, in advance, in front

  2. aheadadjective

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) in opposition (said of the wind), against us, in our teeth

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. AHEAD

    Synonyms:
    Advances in Home-Based Primary Care for End of Life in Advancing Dementia

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How to use ahead in a sentence?

  1. Rory McIlroy:

    It was a pretty intense end of the year, everyone trying to get ready, masters was only a few weeks away and you were building toward something. And here, I guess you're starting off your season ... not looking too far ahead to this massive thing.

  2. Dan Ives:

    There’s a game of thrones going on in tech around AI, they have clear growth challenges ahead.

  3. Josh Frydenberg:

    We’re told that if we go ahead with this, we’re going to break the internet, what I do know is that media businesses should be paid for content.

  4. Robin Koval:

    We fully expect the tobacco industry, as they have done in the past, to try to delay further with lawsuits, there is still a long road ahead, but this is a very important first step.

  5. Samuel Greaves:

    These folks are on the sanctions list, and if the Department of the Treasury comes back and says there's a problem with that relationship, then we have to work with the Congress and others to determine a way ahead.


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