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Further forward in space; in the line of one's forward motion,
  1. Further forward in space; in the line of one's forward motion
    • - he had to give his attention to the road ahead
    • - he was striding ahead toward the stream
  2. Further forward in time; in advance; in the near future
    • - he contemplated the day ahead
    • - we have to plan ahead
  3. Onward so as to make progress

  4. In the lead
    • - the Bucks were ahead by four
    • - he was slightly ahead on points
  5. Higher in number, amount, or value than previously
    • - profits were slightly ahead

  1. ahead(p): having the leading position or higher score in a contest; "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race"
  2. 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"
  3. 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"
  4. 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"
  5. 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"
  6. to a more advanced or advantageous position; "a young man sure to get ahead"; "pushing talented students ahead"
  7. 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"
  8. In or to the front; in advance; onward; Having progressed more; In the direction one is facing or moving
  9. Forward-as in the nautical phrase "Full speed ahead."
  10. In the direction of the vessel's head. Wind ahead is from the direction toward which the vessel's head points.
  11. An A-head is the kind of head (like T) which allows as its specifier an argument expression but not an adjunct expression. An A-bar head is the kind of head (like C) which allows as its specifier either an argument or an adjunct expression.
  12. A 6-month, randomised, double-blind, parallel group asthma clinical trial by Bousquet and colleagues that compared the efficacy and safety of Symbicort SMART® with the highest approved maintenance dose of salmeterol/fluticasone (Seretide™) plus a short-acting β2-agonist.
  13. A point during play where the player is winning, i.e., the value of his wins exceeds his losses.
  14. In front of the vessel, forward; opposite of astern.
  15. To win Regarding your position at the table; ex. You are ahead of the dealer.
  16. Winning. Usually at a point, as in ‘Ahead after the flop’.
  17. Winning phase during any session of play.
  18. Ahead refers to a direction directly in front of a vessel.
  19. Over the bow or directly in front of the boat
  20. A variation on the simple ‘by the game’ method of gambling, where instead of paying after each game, and instead of a ‘race’ to a given number of wins, the players compete until one player has gone ‘ahead’ by a certain margin of games, such as five ‘ahead’, at which point the losing player would ...
  21. when going forwards in a vessel.
  22. Forward on line with the keel.
  23. a heavy user of amphetamines
  24. In front of; to go in advance
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