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progress

prog·ress

progress

 
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
in progress
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: pra gres
definition 1: forward movement toward an end.
Are you making any progress with your work?
synonyms:
advance, headway
similar words:
achievement, advancement, course, development
definition 2: forward movement in time or space.
The hikers made slow progress through the snow.
synonyms:
advance, headway
similar words:
advancement, course, movement, procession
phrase: in progress
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: pr gres
inflections: progressed, progresses, progressing
definition 1: to move forward in time or space.
The ship progressed across the ocean.Work on the project is progressing.
synonyms:
advance, move, proceed
similar words:
continue, forge ahead, inch, travel
definition 2: to develop in a good way or grow.
She has progressed nicely after a year of French horn lessons.
synonyms:
advance, develop, improve
similar words:
climb, evolve, grow, rise, strengthen
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