Synonyms of 'ahead'
forwardsHe looked straight ahead.
2 (adverb) Children in smaller classes were 1.5 months ahead in reading.
at an advantage,
The subject of the talk is announced a week in advance.
in the lead
3 (adverb) Australia were ahead throughout the game.
4 (adverb) We have to expect a difficult time ahead.
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in the sense of forwards
towards or at a place ahead or in advance, esp. in space but also in time
Duleep walked forward into the room.
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Thesaurus for ahead from the Collins English Thesaurus