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Princeton's WordNet

  1. green light, go-aheadnoun

    a signal to proceed

  2. enterprise, enterprisingness, initiative, go-aheadverb

    readiness to embark on bold new ventures

  3. go ahead, plow aheadverb

    proceed (with a plan of action)

    "He went ahead with the project"


  1. go-aheadnoun

    Approval, agreement, or instruction to begin or proceed.

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

  2. go-aheadadjective

    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-aheadadjective

    Progressive; exerting leadership.

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  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

Examples of go-ahead in a Sentence

  1. Greta Thunberg:

    Thank you for standing up for the climate and speaking the truth. It means a lot, god bless you, continue to work, continue. Go along, go ahead.

  2. Katie Couric:

    I love you and care about you deeply. I am here. Please let me know if you want to talk. There will be better days ahead.

  3. Martin Griffiths:

    I wish the cabinet strength in facing the difficult tasks ahead, this unacceptable act of violence is a tragic reminder of the importance of bringing Yemen urgently back on the path towards peace.

  4. Doug Andres:

    While the House is focused on a bold agenda for 2017, the speaker appreciates the opportunity to see if we can find any areas of common ground in the year ahead.

  5. General Bill Barr:

    In the weeks ahead, we will be doubling down on our attack on violent crime. We will be expanding our efforts against gun violence and violent gangs.

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