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onward motion, forward motion, advancement, advance, procession, progression, progress
n. the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
rise, advance
n. increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
feeler, approach, advance, overture
n. a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
advance, betterment, improvement
n. a change for the better; progress in development
advance, progression, progress
n. a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"
cash advance, advance
n. an amount paid before it is earned
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gain, advance
v. rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"
shape up, get along, get on, come along, come on, advance, progress
v. develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
advance
v. develop further; "We are advancing technology every day"
throw out, advance
v. bring forward for consideration or acceptance; "advance an argument"
gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win, advance, gain
v. 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"
go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, advance
v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
bring forward, advance
v. cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?"
set ahead, advance
v. move forward; "we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"
advance
v. pay in advance; "Can you advance me some money?"
encourage, further, boost, advance, promote
v. contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
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in advance, advanced, advance
adj. situated ahead or going before; "an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"
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improvement
n. the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
stride
n. significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides"); "they made big strides in productivity"
mount, climb
n. the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
passport, pass
n. any authorization to pass or go somewhere; "the pass to visit had a strict time limit"
proposal
n. something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)
offering, offer
n. something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
mounting, climbing, climb
n. an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
development
n. a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation; "recent developments in Iraq"; "what a revolting development!"
loan
n. the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
meliorate, ameliorate, improve, better
v. get better; "The weather improved toward evening"
meliorate, ameliorate, amend, improve, better
v. to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
grow
v. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
grow
v. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
reduce
v. destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
shape up, get along, get on, come along, come on, advance, progress
v. develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
go, proceed
v. follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
go, proceed
v. follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
alleviate, ease, facilitate
v. make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"
run, go, move
v. progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
run, go, move
v. progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
project
v. communicate vividly; "He projected his feelings"
carry on, go on, proceed, continue
v. continue talking; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
introduce, premise, preface, precede
v. furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"
throw in, put in, come in, inject, interpose, interject
v. to insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks"
initiate, broach
v. bring up a topic for discussion
publicise, advertize, publicize, advertise
v. call attention to; "Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS"
abduce, adduce, cite
v. advance evidence for
instance, illustrate, exemplify
v. clarify by giving an example of
go, move
v. have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
go, move
v. have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
blitz
v. attack suddenly and without warning; "Hitler blitzed Poland"
defend, champion
v. protect or fight for as a champion
sustain, nurture, nourish
v. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
infix, introduce, enter, insert
v. put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
run up, hoist
v. raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"
embolden, recreate, hearten, cheer
v. give encouragement to
locomote, move, go, travel
v. change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
send on, forward
v. send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"
hike up, boost, hike
v. increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, advance
v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
fan out, spread out, spread, diffuse
v. move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
squeeze, shove, stuff, thrust
v. press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
bestow, confer
v. present; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone"
do good, benefit
v. be beneficial for; "This will do you good"
offer
v. threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"
kick in, chip in, give, contribute
v. contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office"
bring, add, contribute, bestow, impart, lend
v. bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
move, proceed, go
v. follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels"
move, proceed, go
v. follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels"
bring up, parent, nurture, raise, rear
v. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
take care, see, look, attend
v. take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
hasten, expedite
v. speed up the progress of; facilitate; "This should expedite the process"
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get, go, become
v. enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!"
march
v. walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride; "He marched into the classroom and announced the exam"; "The soldiers marched across the border"
take, convey, bring
v. take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
ante
adj. (prefix) in front of or before: "anteroom"
frontmost, foremost
adj. preceding all others in spatial position; "the foremost compartment of the ship"
forward
adj. at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"
head-on, frontal
adj. meeting front to front; "a frontal attack"; "a head-on collision"
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retreat
n. the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
step-down, reduction, diminution, decrease
n. the act of decreasing or reducing something
retrogress, retrograde, regress
v. get worse or fall back to a previous condition
minify, lessen, decrease
v. make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
get the better of, defeat, overcome
v. win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
recede
v. become faint or more distant; "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"
move back, pull back, draw back, pull away, retire, recede, retreat, withdraw
v. pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
retreat, retrograde
v. move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
back
v. travel backward; "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree"
back
v. travel backward; "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree"
back
v. cause to travel backward; "back the car into the parking spot"
retreat
v. move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
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Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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