TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 9 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 9 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 8 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is ahead a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, ahead is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 9 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 9 points.

  • Is ahead a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, ahead is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 8 points.


meaning: having the leading position or higher score in a contest;
examples: he is ahead by a pawn; the leading team in the pennant race
synonyms: {ahead(p)}; {in_the_lead}; {leading}
meaning: leading or ahead in a competition;
examples: the horse was three lengths ahead going into the home stretch; ahead by two pawns; our candidate is in the lead in the polls; way out front in the race; the advertising campaign put them out front in sales
synonyms: {out_front}; {in_the_lead}
meaning: to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future);
examples: moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday; pushed the deadline ahead from Tuesday to Wednesday
meaning: to a more advanced or advantageous position;
examples: a young man sure to get ahead; pushing talented students ahead
meaning: ahead of time;
examples: in anticipation; when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount; We like to plan ahead; should have made reservations beforehand
synonyms: {in_advance}; {beforehand}
meaning: in a forward direction;
examples: go ahead; the train moved ahead slowly; the boat lurched ahead; moved onward into the forest; they went slowly forward in the mud
synonyms: {onward}; {onwards}; {forward}; {forwards}; {forrader}
meaning: toward the future;
examples: forward in time; I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring; I look forward to seeing you
synonyms: {forward}
meaning: at or in the front;
examples: I see the lights of a town ahead; the road ahead is foggy; staring straight ahead; we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front; with the cross of Jesus marching on before
synonyms: {in_front}; {before}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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