What is the opposite of behind?

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Preposition
Opposite of at, to, or toward the back of
“He walked around the room to find her sitting on the ground in front of her bed.”
Preposition
Opposite of following closely behind, or subsequent to, in time or order
“He arrived before the others, and grumbled quietly about the tardiness of his friends.”
Preposition
Opposite of late in relation to a given time
“We are proud to announce that the completion of the tracks is ahead of schedule.”
Preposition
Opposite of less advanced than (someone or something) in achievement or development
“Jane's mathematical problem-solving skills were beyond those of her peers.”
Preposition
Opposite of being the reason for
“They found Freddy to be unconnected to the reported cases of burglaries in the neighborhood.”
Preposition
(unsupportive of) Opposite of in support of
“It is disheartening to know that my family is unsupportive of my goals.”
Preposition
(against) Opposite of in support of
“We will be against corrupt politicians for as long as they remain in power.”
Preposition
Opposite of at or to the further side of
“The Southern people lived largely within the confines of the plantation households.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a position subsequent in time or order
“If you had arrived earlier, you would not have missed the show.”
Adverb
Opposite of towards a position further back
“If you look ahead, you will see the sun rise above the Heel Stone.”
Adverb
Opposite of from a position at the back or rear
“Take all your items to the front, and a gentleman will attend to your checkout.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a particular place after one has been expected to have left
“He would walk off in a huff after his dispute with his mother.”
Adverb
Opposite of at the back
“The suspect noticed the undercover detectives and tried to find a place to hide ahead.”
Adverb
(nautical) Opposite of at, or any distance behind, the stern
Adverb
(sequence) Opposite of after everything else
“I will take my own piece of humble pie but firstly I want to honor the courage of the town clerk for his actions.”
Adjective
Opposite of doing something or taking place after the expected, proper, or usual time
“It makes the rest of us look bad when he is punctual all the time.”
Adjective
(responsible for) Opposite of being a primary cause of an event or action
“I am innocent of eating all the cookies in the office!”
Adjective
Opposite of to be running behind schedule
“Typically tardy in nature, Jackie's early submission of her assignment would shock her peers.”
Adjective
Opposite of coming after all others in order
“The first procedure is to remove panels you will not be working with at this time.”
Adjective
Opposite of located at the rear (most often said of animals' body parts)
Adjective
Opposite of backward
Noun
Opposite of a person's buttocks
“When the tennis ball flew swiftly into his groin, he instantly fell to the ground and writhed in pain.”
Noun
Opposite of the part of an object or individual (usually the buttocks) directly involved in sitting
Noun
(face) Opposite of a person's buttocks
Noun
(top) Opposite of a person's buttocks
Verb
Opposite of to be under an obligation to give something back to someone or to perform some action for someone
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