Definition of Go ahead

1. Verb. Proceed (with a plan of action). "He went ahead with the project"

Exact synonyms: Plow Ahead
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
Derivative terms: Go-ahead, Go-ahead



Definition of Go ahead

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To proceed; to begin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Go Ahead

go-slows
go-to
go-to-meeting(a)
go Dutch
go Fantee
go Galt
go Pete Tong
go Winchester
go a-begging
go a long way
go about
go across
go after
go against
go against the grain
go ahead (current term)
go all out
go along
go along for the ride
go along to get along
go along with
go along with the gag
go ape
go around
go away
go awry
go back
go back on

Literary usage of Go ahead

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1. The Clockmaker, Or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1837)
"go ahead. WHEN we resumed our conversation, the Clock- maker said, ... Our ships go ahead of the ships of other folks, our steam-boats beat the British in ..."

2. Judge Haliburton's Yankee Stories by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1846)
"Our ships go ahead of the ships of other folks, our steam-boats beat the ... But since we introduced the Rail-Roads, if we don't " go ahead" its a pity. ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"go ahead. To proceed. Also go-ahead as.adj., developing into ... 1858 In our opinion, America is a dashing, go-ahead, and highly progressive country. ..."

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