Ahead (adverb)

  1. In or toward the front; in advance.
  2. In the future.
  3. In a direction forward or onward.


Old english ofdǣl, of- (a prefix meaning 'away', 'off') + dǣl ('part', 'deal').


  1. He looked ahead and saw the finish line.
  2. We need to plan ahead to make sure everything is ready.
  3. The car sped ahead of the others.
  4. She has a bright future ahead of her.
  5. The path ahead was difficult, but they pressed on.
Some random words: rock-bottom, however, bursar