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synonyms for be ahead

  • exceed
  • excel
  • outdo
  • outstrip
  • precede
  • preface
  • transcend
  • usher
  • blaze a trail
  • come first
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antonyms for be ahead

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  • fail
  • lose
  • comply
  • consent
  • fall behind
  • follow
  • obey
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How to use be ahead in a sentence

Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The thought seemed to produce the dreaded object, for next moment a large hummock appeared right ahead.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But there was no shadow ahead of him this night; there was no somber thing to bend down the high serenity of his happy heart.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Neither of us spoke again, and at length the squat log buildings of Pend d' Oreille loomed ahead of us in the night.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I've been sailing one way for ever so long, because I don't know how to turn around; but there's a landing-place just ahead.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
The Pontelliers and Ratignolles walked ahead; the women leaning upon the arms of their husbands.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Everything showed a rapid flight; even the would-be dinner of the guerrillas was found half cooked.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Nevertheless Monsieur de Biancourt was always on his guard, and often sent the boat on ahead with the sounding-lead.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
However, we believed them; so a part of them went ahead of us, part behind, and some in the barque with us.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BE AHEAD

  • be ahead
  • blaze a trail
  • come first
  • exceed
  • excel
  • outdo
  • outstrip
  • precede
  • preface
  • transcend
  • usher
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION