Dictionary definition for: Ahead
1. (r) 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"
6. (r) 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. (r) 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"
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