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