What does go-ahead mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. green light, go-ahead(noun)

    a signal to proceed

  2. enterprise, enterprisingness, initiative, go-ahead(verb)

    readiness to embark on bold new ventures

  3. go ahead, plow ahead(verb)

    proceed (with a plan of action)

    "He went ahead with the project"


  1. go-ahead(Noun)

    Approval, agreement, or instruction to begin or proceed.

    You can start as soon as you get the go-ahead from the president.

  2. go-ahead(Adjective)

    A score which gives the scoring team or player the lead in the game.

    The pitcher gave up the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth inning.

  3. go-ahead(Adjective)

    Progressive; exerting leadership.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go-ahead in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go-ahead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stephen Harper:

    We are ahead of track in terms of balancing the federal budget next year, this gives us flexibility to make additional investments ahead of schedule in a wide range of necessary federal infrastructure projects.

  2. Wesley Donehue:

    They are a couple steps ahead in technology, but light years ahead in culture, democrats put a larger emphasis on digital and data and technology, they put more money into it, they are better at sharing it. Republicans are much more guarded in sharing their resources.

  3. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    At my headquarters, I'm pressing my staff continually to stay one step ahead of groups like ISIS, AQAP, Al-Shabaab, to stay one step ahead of the weather, to stay one step ahead of the cyberattacks we face, to stay once step ahead of what's happening on our southern border.

  4. Yujiro Goto:

    Honda's comments reflect the latest view of the government and come ahead of a proposed visit by Abe to the United States in April, they might not want the yen to weaken too much ahead of the visit. So in the short term the yen's weakness could slow, but over the medium term it will still weaken.

  5. Josh Lowell with Big:

    He still has 1,500 feet of hard, scary climbing ahead, but mentally he is feeling really confident right now, and incredibly excited. (Jorgeson) is extremely close to completing pitch 15, one of the hardest. (Tuesday) he will try to complete it and catch up to Tommy so they can continue forging ahead.

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