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agust von wassermann | agynous | ah | aha | ahab | ahead | ahead of its time | ahead of the game | ahead of time | aheap | aheight

ahead

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Adverb
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a=head
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97 in 94 verses (in OT : 64 in 61 verses) (in NT : 33 in 33 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

aheadadv. [Pref. a- + head.].
  •  In or to the front; in advance; onward.  [1913 Webster]
    "The island bore but a little ahead of us."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Headlong; without restraint.  L'Estrange.  [1913 Webster]
To go ahead. (a) To go in advance. (b) To go on onward. (c) To push on in an enterprise. [Colloq] -- To get ahead of. (a) To get in advance of. (b) To surpass; to get the better of. [Colloq.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ahead, adv.
1 further forward in space or time.
2 in the lead; further advanced (ahead on points).
3 in the line of one's forward motion (roadworks ahead).
4 straight forwards.

Idiom
ahead of
1 further forward or advanced than.
2 in the line of the forward motion of.
Etymology
orig. Naut., f. A(2) + HEAD

THESAURUS

ahead

a cut above, above, ahead of time, alee, along, ante, ascendant, before, beforehand, beforetime, betimes, better, capping, chosen, distinguished, early, eclipsing, eminent, en route to, exceeding, excellent, excelling, finer, first, for, fore, foremost, foresightedly, forth, forward, forwards, greater, headmost, higher, in advance, in anticipation, in ascendancy, in front, in the ascendant, in the forefront, in the foreground, in the front, in the lead, major, marked, of choice, on, one up on, onward, onwards, outstanding, over, precociously, previous, rare, rivaling, super, superior, surpassing, to the fore, to the front, topping, transcendent, transcendental, transcending, up ahead, upper, winning

ROGET THESAURUS

ahead

Front

N front, fore, forepart, foreground, face, disk, disc, frontage, facade, proscenium, facia, frontispiece, anteriority, obverse (of a medal or coin), fore rank, front rank, van, vanguard, advanced guard, outpost, first line, scout, brow, forehead, visage, physiognomy, phiz, countenance, mut, rostrum, beak, bow, stem, prow, prore, jib, pioneer, metoposcopy, fore, anterior, front, frontal, before, in front, in the van, in advance, ahead, right ahead, forehead, foremost, in the foreground, in the lee of, before one's face, before one's eyes, face to face, vis-a-vis, front a front, formosa muta commendatio est, frons est animi janua, Human face divine, imago animi vultus est indices oculi, sea of upturned faces.

Precession

N precession, leading, heading, precedence, priority, the lead, le pas, van, precursor, leading, precedent, in advance, before, ahead, in the van, in the lead, foremost, headmost, in front, at the head, out in front, way out in front, far ahead, seniores priores, ahead of his time.

Progression

N progress, progression, progressiveness, advancing, advance, advancement, ongoing, flood, tide, headway, march, rise, improvement, advancing, progressive, profluent, advanced, forward, onward, forth, on, ahead, under way, en route for, on one's way, on the way, on the road, on the high road, on the road to, in progress, in mid progress, in transitu, vestigia nulla retrorsum, westward the course of empire takes its way.

Transcursion

N transcursion, transiliency, transgression, trespass, encroachment, infringement, extravagation, transcendence, redundancy, surpassing, beyond the mark, ahead.


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