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Entry Word: ahead
Function: adverb
Text: 1 so as to precede something in order of time <we were cautioned not to fill out any of the test answers ahead of time> <call ahead for reservations>
Synonyms afore [chiefly dialect], antecedently, anteriorly, before, beforehand, previously
Related Words formerly
Phrases in advance
Near Antonyms behind, by and by, next, presently, subsequently
Antonyms after, afterward (or afterwards), later
2 toward a point ahead in space or time <sent me ahead to get a place in the check-out line while she went to get the eggs and milk> -- see ONWARD 1
3 toward or at a point lying in advance in space or time <the line moved ahead at a snail's pace> -- see ALONG