Quotes containing word "advance"

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Sell also: advanced, advancement, approach, beforehand, betterment, boost, elevate, encourage, further, gain, improvement, Overture, procession, progress, progression, promote, raise, rise, upgrade, win

Definitions and meanings of word "advance"

• Noun: a movement forward; example: "he listened for the progress of the troops"

• Noun: a change for the better; progress in development

• Noun: a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; example: "she rejected his advances"

• Noun: the act of moving forward toward a goal

• Noun: an amount paid before it is earned

• Noun: increase in price or value; example: "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"

• Verb: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; example: "Time marches on"

• Verb: bring forward for consideration or acceptance; example: "advance an argument"

• Verb: increase or raise; example: "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"

• Verb: contribute to the progress or growth of; example: "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"

• Verb: cause to move forward; example: "Can you move the car seat forward?"

• Verb: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; examples: "The home team was gaining ground", "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"

• Verb: develop in a positive way; examples: "He progressed well in school", "My plants are coming along", "Plans are shaping up"

• Verb: develop further; example: "We are advancing technology every day"

• Verb: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; examples: "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired", "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms", "I got promoted after many years of hard work"

• Verb: pay in advance; example: "Can you advance me some money?"

• Verb: move forward; example: "we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"

• Verb: rise in rate or price; example: "The stock market gained 24 points today"

• Adj: being ahead of time or need; examples: "gave advance warning", "was beforehand with her report"

• Adj: situated ahead or going before; examples: "an advance party", "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "advance"

Natan Sharansky
3 quotes about advance
Russian Writer
Born Tuesday 20 January 1948
John Desmond Bernal
3 quotes about advance
Irish Scientist
Friday 10 May 1901 - Wednesday 15 September 1971
Michael Harrington
one quote about advance
American Writer, Activist
Friday 24 February 1928 - Monday 31 July 1989
Frances Wright
2 quotes about advance
Scottish Writer, Lecturer
1795 - 1852
William Henry Ashley
2 quotes about advance
American Politician, Businessman
1778 - 1838
Jared Diamond
2 quotes about advance
American Author, Scientist
Born Friday 10 September 1937
Paul Ryan
2 quotes about advance
American Politician, Vice President
Born Thursday 29 January 1970
Francis Parkman
2 quotes about advance
American Historian, Author
Tuesday 16 September 1823 - Wednesday 8 November 1893
Khalil Gibran
one quote about advance
Lebanese Poet
Saturday 6 January 1883 - Friday 10 April 1931
George W. Bush
2 quotes about advance
American President, Politician, Businessman
Born Saturday 6 July 1946
Winston Churchill
one quote about advance
English Statesman, Leader, Politician
Monday 30 November 1874 - Sunday 24 January 1965
Henri Pirenne
one quote about advance
Belgian Historian
Tuesday 23 December 1862 - Friday 25 October 1935

Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.

Khalil Gibran

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The cause of the break with the tradition of antiquity was the rapid and unexpected advance of Islam. The result of this advance was the final separation of East from West, and the end of the Mediterranean unity.

Henri Pirenne

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If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery.

Michael Harrington

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Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.

Winston Churchill

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It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality.

Og Mandino

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Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.

Thomas Huxley

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Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

John Dewey

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The clever, albeit fragile, coalition against terrorism brought together by the U.S. government might be able to advance the transition from classical international law to a cosmopolitan order.

Jurgen Habermas

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I've never read a screenplay in advance. You trust the artist.

Beatrice Dalle

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Where we have the choice between putting a dollar against those that are going to advance horizontal integration and those that are going to sustain current capability, we'd rather put them against the horizontal integration activity.

Stephen Cambone

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In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies.

L. Sprague de Camp

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I prefer to play and lose rather than win, because I know in advance I'm going to win.

Eric Cantona

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May the days be aimless. Do not advance action according to a plan.

Don DeLillo

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Some are pre-taped interviews because maybe we can't get that person live or maybe we're not sure it's going to work out right so we tape it an hour in advance.

Bob Edwards

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If you only believe that you're an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that's quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next.

Lady Gaga

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Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.

Jane Addams

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If you ask me a question, don't tell me what the question is in advance, 'cause I'd rather not know.

Geraldine Ferraro

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Well, I'm at some kind of crossroads in my life and I don't know which way to take. It's not about money, I mean, because I'm established enough now as a writer to get a reasonable advance if I wanted to do fiction.

Helen Garner

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The great weight of the ship may indeed prevent her from acquiring her greatest velocity; but when she has attained it, she will advance by her own intrinsic motion, without gaining any new degree of velocity, or lessening what she has acquired.

William Falconer

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As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.

Vincent Van Gogh

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