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Meaning of ahead

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: 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" [syn:
             {ahead}, {in front}, {before}]
      2: 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" [syn: {ahead}, {forward}] [ant: {back},
      3: 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" [syn: {ahead},
         {onward}, {onwards}, {forward}, {forwards}, {forrader}]
      4: 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" [syn: {ahead}, {in
         advance}, {beforehand}]
      5: to a more advanced or advantageous position; "a young man
         sure to get ahead"; "pushing talented students ahead"
      6: 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"
      7: leading or ahead in a competition; "the horse was three
         lengths ahead going into the home stretch"; "ahead by two
         pawns"; "our candidate is in the lead in the polls"; "way out
         front in the race"; "the advertising campaign put them out
         front in sales" [syn: {ahead}, {out front}, {in the lead}]
      adj 1: having the leading position or higher score in a contest;
             "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant
             race" [syn: {ahead(p)}, {in the lead}, {leading}]

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