HyperDic: progression

English > 3 senses of the word progression:
NOUNgroupprogression, patterned advancea series with a definite pattern of advance
eventprogression, progress, advancea movement forward
actprogression, progress, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motionthe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
progression > pronunciation
Soundsprahgreh'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > progression: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA series with a definite pattern of advance.
Synonympatterned advance
Narrowerarithmetic progression(mathematics) a progression in which a constant is added to each term in order to obtain the next term
geometric progression(mathematics) a progression in which each term is multiplied by a constant in order to obtain the next term
harmonic progression(mathematics) a progression of terms whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression
BroaderseriesSimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
Spanishprogresión
Catalanprogressió
English > progression: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA movement forward.
Synonymsprogress, 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
English > progression: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of moving forward (as toward a goal).
Synonymsprogress, 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

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