go-ahead
Noun

go-ahead

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

go-ahead

  1. (comparable) Progressive; exerting leadership.
    I work for a very go-ahead company that's always looking for new ideas.
  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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