In or to the front; in advance; onward.
In the direction of the bow of a vessel. At any point in front of a vessel.
Something that is in front of the vessel's bow.
In advance of the ship's bows.
To win Regarding your position at the table; ex. You are ahead of the dealer.
1) Winning. "Are you ahead or behind?" 2) With regard to a reference position at the table, acting before (usually immediately before). If the deal is one position to your right, you are ahead of the deal. If a player is sitting to your right, he acts ahead of you.
Winning during any session of play.
Winning in the game. "I'm ahead twenty dollars."
ahead of time; in anticipation; "when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount"; "We like to plan ahead"; "should have made reservations beforehand"
to a more advanced or advantageous position; "a young man sure to get ahead"; "pushing talented students ahead"
to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future); "moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday"; "pushed the deadline ahead from Tuesday to Wednesday"