What does go-ahead mean?

Definitions for go-ahead

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word go-ahead.

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. Donald Trump:

    Go ahead, tell me.

  2. Dean Riesner, Clint Eastwood as Dirty Harry in "Sudden Impact", 1983:

    Go ahead, make my day.

  3. Denny Crum, Louisville basketball coach:

    Most of our future lies ahead.

  4. Abigail Harding:

    He was pretty ahead of his time.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    We've got some big choices ahead.

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