5 letter words starting with AH

5 letter words starting with AH in English

5 letter words starting with AHE

5 letter words starting with AHO

Common 5 letter words starting with AH with meaning

Parts of Speech

Ahead is an adverb.

  • In front; in advance.
  • Further forward in time; in the future.
  • Leading or winning a race or competition.
  • Having made progress; successful.
  • US: /əˈhɛd/
  • UK: /əˈhɛd/
Origin and Usage

Ahead originated from the Middle English word "aheve" which means "in a forward direction". It has been used in English since the 14th century. It is commonly used to indicate a position in front or in advance of something or someone. It can also be used to indicate a future time or a winning position in a race or competition.

  • Beforehand
  • Forward
  • In front
  • Onward
  • Upfront
Related Words
  • Above
  • Agree
  • Alive
  • Anger
  • Aside
Example Sentences
  • He walked ahead of the group.
  • The meeting has been scheduled for two weeks ahead.
  • The runner was ahead by several meters.
  • The company is ahead of its competitors in terms of sales.
Ahold 1. Parts of Speech:

Noun, adverb

2. Definitions:

Noun: a grip or hold on something.

Adverb: in or into ones possession or control.

3. Pronunciations:

US: /əˈhoʊld/

UK: /əˈhəʊld/

4. Origin and Usage:

The word "ahold" originated in the late 16th century from the combination of the words "a" and "hold". It is commonly used in American and British English as a noun or adverb to express the act of having a firm grip or hold on something or gaining control of something. It is often used in idiomatic expressions such as "take/get ahold of" or "keep ahold of".

5. Synonyms:

Grip, hold, grasp, clutch, seize, catch, acquire, obtain, possess, control.

6. Related Words:

Hold, grasp, catch, seize, clasp.

7. Example Sentences:


  1. She took ahold of the handle and pulled the door open.
  2. He lost his ahold on the rope and fell to the ground.


  1. He finally got ahold of the documents he needed for the meeting.
  2. She managed to keep ahold of her temper during the argument.