Meaning of AHEAD in English

AHEAD

adv. 25B6; adverb

he peered ahead, but could see nothing : FORWARD(S), towards the front, frontwards.

he had ridden on ahead : IN FRONT, at the head, in the lead, at the fore, in the vanguard, in advance.

she was preparing herself for what lay ahead : IN THE FUTURE, in time, in time to come, in the fullness of time, at a later date, after this, henceforth, later on, in due course, next.

they are ahead by six points : LEADING, winning, in the lead, (out) in front, first, coming first.

behind, at the back, in the past.

25A0; ahead of

Blanche went ahead of the others : IN FRONT OF, before.

we have a demanding trip ahead of us : IN STORE FOR, waiting for.

two months ahead of schedule : IN ADVANCE OF, before, earlier than.

in terms of these amenities, Britain is ahead of other European countries : MORE ADVANCED THAN, further on than, superior to, surpassing, exceeding, better than.

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