Meaning of AHEAD in English

AHEAD

adverb

1.

Synonyms: before 1, ante, antecedently, beforehand, fore, forward, in advance, precedently, previous

Contrasted words: after

Antonyms: behind

2.

further on in the direction in question

the road stretched ahead toward the west

Synonyms: alee, forth, forward, onward

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