HyperDic: progress

English > 6 senses of the word progress:
NOUNactprogress, advancementgradual improvement or growth or development
actprogress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motionthe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
eventprogress, progression, advancea movement forward
VERBchangeprogress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape updevelop in a positive way
motionprogress, advance, pass on, move on, march on, go onmove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
changeprogress, build up, work up, buildform or accumulate steadily
progress > pronunciation
Soundspraa'greh.s; prahgreh's; prowgreh's
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > progress: 6 senses > noun 1, act
Meaninggradual improvement or growth or development.
Example "great progress in the arts"
Synonymadvancement
Narrowerforwarding, furtherance, promotionThe advancement of some enterprise / enterprise
stridesignificant / significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides")
work flow, workflowprogress (or rate of progress) in work being done
BroaderdevelopmentAct of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
Spanishadelanto, avance, progreso
Catalanavenç, progrés
Verbsprogressdevelop in a positive way
progressform or accumulate steadily
English > progress: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of moving forward (as toward a goal).
Synonymsprogression, procession, advance, 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
Verbsprogressmove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
English > progress: 6 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA movement forward.
Example"he listened for the progress of the troops"
Synonymsprogression, advance
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
Verbsprogressmove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
English > progress: 6 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningDevelop in a positive way.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"He progressed well in school"
Synonymscome on, come along, advance, 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
Nounsprogressgradual improvement or growth or development
English > progress: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsadvance, 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
Nounsprogress, progressionthe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
progressa movement forward
English > progress: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningform or accumulate steadily.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbuild up, work up, build
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Similar tobuildDevelop and grow
build up, work up, build, ramp upbolster or strengthen
Spanishcrecer, desarrollar
Catalancréixer, desenvolupar
Nounsprogressgradual improvement or growth or development

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