HyperDic: advance

English > 20 senses of the word advance:
VERBmotionadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onmove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
communicationadvance, throw outbring forward for consideration or acceptance
changeadvance, boost, superchargeincrease or raise
socialadvance, promote, boost, further, encouragecontribute to the progress or growth of
motionadvance, bring forwardcause to move forward
competitionadvance, gain, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain groundobtain advantages, such as points, etc.
changeadvance, progress, come on, come along, get on, get along, shape updevelop in a positive way
changeadvancedevelop further
socialadvance, promote, upgrade, kick upstairs, raise, elevategive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
possessionadvancepay in advance
motionadvance, set aheadmove forward
changeadvance, gainrise in rate or price / price
NOUNeventadvance, progress, progressiona movement forward
eventadvance, improvement, bettermenta change for the better
communicationadvance, overture, approach, feelera tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
actadvance, progress, progression, procession, advancement, forward motion, onward motionthe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
possessionadvance, cash advancean amount paid before it is earned
actadvance, riseincrease / increase / increase / increase / increase in price or value
ADJECTIVEalladvance, beforehandbeing ahead of time or need
alladvance, advanced, in advancesituated ahead or going before
advance > pronunciation
Soundsahdvae'ns
Rhymesaskance ... trance: 20 rhymes with aens...
English > advance: 20 senses > adjective 1
Meaningahead of time or need.
Example"gave advance warning"
Synonymbeforehand
BroaderearlyAt or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
English > advance: 20 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsituated ahead or going before.
Examples
  • "an advance party"
  • "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"
Synonymsadvanced, in advance
Broaderfrontrelating to or located in the front
Spanishadelantado, avanzado
Catalanavançat
Nounsadvancea movement forward
English > advance: 20 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA movement forward.
Synonymsprogress, progression
Narrowerheadway, headForward movement
Broaderchange of location, travelA movement through space that changes the location of something
Spanishadelantamiento, avance, evolución, progresión, progreso
Catalanavançament, avanç, avenç, evolució, progrés, progressió
Adjectivesadvancesituated ahead or going before
Verbsadvancemove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
English > advance: 20 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA change for the better; progress in development.
Synonymsimprovement, betterment
Narroweradjustment, accommodation, fittingmaking or becoming suitable
conservation, preservationAn occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
recoveryReturn to an original state
refinement, elaborationThe result of improving something
revival, resurgence, revitalization, revitalisation, revivificationBringing again into activity and prominence
Broadertransformation, transmutation, shiftA qualitative change
Spanishmejora, mejoría
Verbsadvancedevelop in a positive way
advancecontribute to the progress or growth of
English > advance: 20 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others.
Example"she rejected his advances"
Synonymsoverture, approach, feeler
Broadersuggestion, proposition, profferA proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
Spanishaproximación, tentativa
Catalanaproximació, temptativa, tempteig
English > advance: 20 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of moving forward (as toward a goal).
Synonymsprogress, progression, procession, advancement, forward motion, onward motion
Narrowercareer, life historyThe general progression of your working or professional life
leapfrogAdvancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors
marchA steady advance
plain sailing, clear sailing, easy goingEasy unobstructed progress
pushAn effort to advance
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
OppositeretreatThe act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
Spanishadelantamiento, avance, evolución, progresión, progreso
Catalanavançament, avanç, avenç, evolució, progrés, progressió
Verbsadvancedevelop in a positive way
advancemove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
English > advance: 20 senses > noun 5, possession
MeaningAn amount paid before it is earned.
Synonymcash advance
Broadersum, sum of money, amount, amount of moneyA quantity of money
Spanishadelanto, anticipo, préstamo, suplido
Verbsadvancepay in advance
English > advance: 20 senses > noun 6, act
Meaningincrease / increase / increase / increase / increase in price or value.
Example"the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
Synonymrise
Broaderincrease, step-upThe act of increasing / increasing something
Spanishalza, aumento, subida
Catalanpujada
Verbsadvancerise in rate or price / price
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe water advances
Synonymsprogress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
Entailed byapproach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come nearMove towards
Narrowerclose in, draw inAdvance or converge on
creep up, sneak upAdvance stealthily or unnoticed
edge, inchAdvance slowly, as if by inches
elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go alongpass by
encroach, infringe, impingeAdvance beyond the usual limit
forgeMove ahead steadily
pass, overtake, overhaulTravel past
penetratemake one's way deeper into or through
press on, push on, plough onContinue moving forward
ratchet, rachet up, ratchet downMove by degrees in one direction only
string, string alongMove or come along
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Oppositewithdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backpull back or move away or backward
Spanishadentrarse, anticipar, avanzarse, avanzar, internarse
Catalananticipar, avançar-se, endinsar-se, internar-se
Nounsadvance, advancementthe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
advancea movement forward
advancersomeone who advances
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningbring forward for consideration or acceptance.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"advance an argument"
Synonymthrow out
Broaderpropose, suggest, advisemake a proposal, declare a plan for something
Spanishavanzar, exponer, proponer, propugnar
Catalanpresentar, proposar, propugnar
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningincrease or raise.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsboost, supercharge
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Spanishanticipar, ascender, aumentar, fomentar, promover
Catalananticipar, ascendir, fomentar, promoure
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningcontribute to the progress or growth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymspromote, boost, further, encourage
NarrowercarryTake further or advance
connive at, wink atGive one's silent approval to
contribute, lead, conduceBe conducive to
feedsupport / support or promote
foster, furtherPromote the growth of
helpcontribute to the furtherance of
spurincite or stimulate
Broadersupport, back upGive moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Spanishanimar, anticipar, auspiciar, estimular, favorecer, fomentar, impulsar, incentivar, potenciar, promover, propulsar
Catalananimar, anticipar, avançar, fomentar, incentivar, potenciar, propulsar
Nounsadvancea change for the better
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningCause to move forward.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymbring forward
NarrowernoseAdvance the forward part of with caution
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
OppositebackCause to travel backward
Spanishadelantarse
Catalanavançar-se
Nounsadvancementthe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 6, competition
MeaningObtain advantages, such as points, etc..
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsgain, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground
Narrowerscore, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
stealSteal a base
Oppositefall back, drop off, fall behind, recederetreat
Spanishadelantarse, anticipar, avanzarse, avanzar, ganar, internarse
Catalananticipar, avançar-se, endinsar-se, guanyar, internar-se
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 7, change
MeaningDevelop in a positive way.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsprogress, come on, come along, get on, get along, shape up
Narrowerclimbimprove one's social status
leapfrogprogress by large / large jumps instead of small increments
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Oppositeregress, retrograde, retrogressget worse or fall back to a previous condition
Spanishanticipar, avanzar, progresar
Catalananticipar, avançar, progressar
Nounsadvancethe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
advancea change for the better
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 8, change
MeaningDevelop further.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Spanishanticipar, avanzar
Catalananticipar
Nounsadvancementthe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
advancementgradual improvement or growth or development
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 9, social
MeaningGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"
Synonymspromote, upgrade, kick upstairs, raise, elevate
NarrowerbrevetPromote somebody by brevet, in the military
bring upPromote from a lower position or rank
ennoble, gentle, entitleGive a title / title to someone
prefer, favor, favourPromote over another
spot promotePromote on the spot
tenureGive life-time employment / employment to
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Oppositedemote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairsAssign to a lower position
Spanishanticipar, ascender
Catalananticipar
Nounsadvancementencouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance / acceptance of something
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 10, possession
Meaningpay in advance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey advance the money to them; They advance them the money
Example"Can you advance me some money?"
Broaderlend, loanGive temporarily
Spanishadelantar, anticipar, avanzar
Catalananticipar, avançar, bestreure
Nounsadvancean amount paid before it is earned
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 11, motion
MeaningMove forward.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"
Synonymset ahead
Broadersetset to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
Spanishadelantar
Catalanavançar-se
English > advance: 20 senses > verb 12, change
MeaningRise in rate or price / price.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
ModelThe stock market is going to advance
Synonymgain
Broaderwax, mount, climb, risego up or advance
Spanishadelantar, anticipar, aumentar, ganar
Catalananticipar, augmentar, avançar-se, avançar
Nounsadvanceincrease / increase / increase / increase / increase in price or value

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