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Definitions of ahead:
  • adverb:   at or in the front
    Example: "I see the lights of a town ahead"
  • adverb:   ahead of time; in anticipation
    Example: "When you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount"
  • adverb:   in a forward direction
    Example: "Go ahead"
  • adverb:   leading or ahead in a competition
    Example: "The horse was three lengths ahead going into the home stretch"
  • adverb:   to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future)
    Example: "Moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday"
  • adverb:   to a more advanced or advantageous position
    Example: "A young man sure to get ahead"
  • adverb:   toward the future; forward in time
    Example: "I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"

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