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  Definition of Get ahead
  1. grow stronger; "The economy was booming"
  2. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
Similar Words: boom, prosper, thrive, flourish, expand, gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, gain ground

 

Hyponyms: revive, luxuriate, steal, score, hit, tally, rack up

 

Derivational Morphology: boom, win, gainer

 

 
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