Found 3 items, similar to advance.
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n 1: a movement forward; “he listened for the progress of the
2: a change for the better; progress in development [syn: improvement
3: a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of
others; “she rejected his advances”
4: the act of moving forward toward a goal [syn: progress
, forward motion
, onward motion
5: an amount paid before it is earned [syn: cash advance
6: increase in price or value; “the news caused a general
advance on the stock market”
adj 1: being ahead of time or need; “gave advance warning”
beforehand with her report”
2: situated ahead or going before; “an advance party”
; “at that
time the most advanced outpost was still east of the
, in advance(p)
v 1: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; “Time marches
, pass on
, move on
, march on
] [ant: recede
2: bring forward for consideration or acceptance; “advance an
[syn: throw out
3: increase or raise; “boost the voltage in an electrical
4: contribute to the progress or growth of; “I am promoting the
use of computers in the classroom”
5: cause to move forward; “Can you move the car seat forward?”
[syn: bring forward
] [ant: back
6: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; “The home team was
; “After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers
pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the
number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference”
, pull ahead
, make headway
, get ahead
] [ant: fall back
7: develop in a positive way; “He progressed well in school”
“My plants are coming along”
; “Plans are shaping up”
, come on
, come along
, get on
, get along
] [ant: regress
8: develop further; “We are advancing technology every day”
9: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; “John
was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired”
tend not to advance in the major law firms”
; “I got
promoted after many years of hard work”
] [ant: demote
10: pay in advance; “Can you advance me some money?”
11: move forward; “we have to advance clocks and watches when we
[syn: set ahead
12: rise in rate or price; “The stock market gained 24 points
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Advanced
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Advancing
(#).] [OE. avancen, avauncen, F. avancer,
fr. a supposed LL. abantiare; ab + ante (F. avant) before.
The spelling with d was a mistake, a- being supposed to be
fr. L. ad. See Avaunt
1. To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to
make to go on.
2. To raise; to elevate. [Archaic]
They . . . advanced their eyelids. --Shak.
3. To raise to a higher rank; to promote.
Ahasueres . . . advanced him, and set his seat above
all the princes. --Esther iii.
4. To accelerate the growth or progress; to further; to
forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten; as, to advance
the ripening of fruit; to advance one's interests.
5. To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show;
as, to advance an argument.
Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own. --Pope.
6. To make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten.
7. To furnish, as money or other value, before it becomes
due, or in aid of an enterprise; to supply beforehand; as,
a merchant advances money on a contract or on goods
consigned to him.
8. To raise to a higher point; to enhance; to raise in rate;
as, to advance the price of goods.
9. To extol; to laud. [Obs.]
Greatly advancing his gay chivalry. --Spenser.
Syn: To raise; elevate; exalt; aggrandize; improve; heighten;
accelerate; allege; adduce; assign.
Before in place, or beforehand in time; -- used for advanced;
as, an advance guard, or that before the main guard or body
of an army; advance payment, or that made before it is due;
advance proofs, advance sheets, pages of a forthcoming
volume, received in advance of the time of publication.
, v. i.
1. To move or go forward; to proceed; as, he advanced to
2. To increase or make progress in any respect; as, to
advance in knowledge, in stature, in years, in price.
3. To rise in rank, office, or consequence; to be preferred
Advanced to a level with ancient peers. --Prescott.
, n. [Cf. F. avance, fr. avancer. See
1. The act of advancing or moving forward or upward;
2. Improvement or progression, physically, mentally, morally,
or socially; as, an advance in health, knowledge, or
religion; an advance in rank or office.
3. An addition to the price; rise in price or value; as, an
advance on the prime cost of goods.
4. The first step towards the attainment of a result;
approach made to gain favor, to form an acquaintance, to
adjust a difference, etc.; an overture; a tender; an
offer; -- usually in the plural.
[He] made the like advances to the dissenters.
5. A furnishing of something before an equivalent is received
(as money or goods), towards a capital or stock, or on
loan; payment beforehand; the money or goods thus
furnished; money or value supplied beforehand.
I shall, with pleasure, make the necessary advances.
The account was made up with intent to show what
advances had been made. --Kent.
(a) In front; before.
(b) Beforehand; before an equivalent is received.
(c) In the state of having advanced money on account; as,
A is in advance to B a thousand dollars or pounds.