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go-ahead (plural go-aheads)

  1. Approval, agreement, or instruction to begin or proceed.
    You can start as soon as you get the go-ahead from the president.


go-ahead (comparative more go-ahead, superlative most go-ahead)

  1. (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
  2. (comparable) Dashing; energetic.
  3. (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.


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