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See also: go ahead
- Approval, agreement, or instruction to begin or proceed.
- You can start as soon as you get the go-ahead from the president.
- (comparable) Progressive; exerting leadership.
- I work for a very go-ahead company that's always looking for new ideas.
- 1906, Arthur Lincoln Haydon, The Book of the V. C., page 150:
- This turbulent ruler was a very go-ahead monarch indeed. He organised a splendid army, well-drilled and well-equipped with modern arms
- (comparable) Dashing; energetic.
- (sports, not comparable) Being 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.
- (sports score): game-winning
- (sports score): game-tying