A movement forward.
Dutch: progressie, vooruitgang, vordering
A change for the better; progress in development.
Polish: polepszenie się, poprawienie się
A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others:
— She rejected his advances.
The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).
Dutch: continuïteit, voortgang, vooruitgang
An amount paid before it is earned.
synonym: cash advance.
Polish: akonto, forszus, zadatek, zaliczka
Increase in price or value:
— The news caused a general advance on the stock market.
Dutch: opvoering, verhoging
Move forward, also in the metaphorical sense.
Roget 282: advance; proceed, progress; get on, get along, get over the ground; gain ground; forge ahead; jog on, rub on, wag on; go with the stream; keep one's course, hold on one's course; ... show more
Bring forward for consideration or acceptance:
— Advance an argument.
synonym: throw out.
Contribute to the progress or growth of.
Cause to move forward.
synonym: bring forward.
Obtain advantages, such as points, etc..
Develop in a positive way.
Dutch: de vorm aannemen, vooruitgaan, vooruitkomen, vorderen
Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position:
— Women tend not to advance in the major law firms.
Pay in advance.
— We have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward.
synonym: set ahead.
Rise in rate or price.
Being ahead of time or need:
— Gave advance warning.
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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