Synonyms for ahead

Grammar : Adv
Spell : uh-hed
Phonetic Transcription : əˈhɛd

Top 10 synonyms for ahead Other synonyms for the word ahead

Définition of ahead

Origin :
  • 1620s, "at the head, in front," from a- "on" (see a- (1)) + head (n.). Originally nautical. To be ahead of (one's) time attested by 1837.
  • adv in front or advance of
Example sentences :
  • I told the party we were now close, and showed them the low table-land just ahead.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • We are very fortunate to have a little rain-water, or we could not get ahead.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • All the next day there was one old bull moose kept just ahead of us.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • The utter loneliness behind him and ahead of him appalled him in its contrast to this.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • Lem wuz onto Dock's methods, 'nd he knew there wuz sumthin' ahead.
  • Extract from : « A Little Book of Profitable Tales » by Eugene Field
  • We could drive the crowd on ahead, and look at our moon when they were out of its light.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • And the wagons containing their valuables had gone on ahead?
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Ahead the northeast headland of the Isle of Sheppey was bulking large and near.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Caroline is the worst; the weeds, with her, have had longer time to get ahead.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • A goods train which should have departed half an hour before us was sent on ahead of us.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt

Antonyms for ahead

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