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progress

prog·ress

progress

 
 
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
phrases:
in progress
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: pra gres
definition 1: movement toward a specific end; advance.
We've made a good deal of progress this week toward our fund-raising goal.
synonyms:
advance, headway
similar words:
achievement, advancement, course, development, furtherance
definition 2: forward or onward movement in time or space.
The rescue party made slow progress through the deep snow.Your progress through the Bach piece was slightly uneven.
synonyms:
advance, headway
similar words:
advancement, career, course, movement, procession
definition 3: forward movement through stages of development; continuous improvement.
Progress in technology has brought about dramatic changes in the culture.
synonyms:
development, growth
similar words:
advance, advancement, amelioration, betterment, course, evolution, improvement, movement, strides
phrase: in progress
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: pr gres
inflections: progressed, progresses, progressing
definition 1: to advance in time or space; proceed.
The climbers slowly progressed toward the summit.
synonyms:
advance, move, proceed
antonyms:
regress
similar words:
continue, forge ahead, inch, persevere, travel
definition 2: to develop, esp. in a positive way; improve.
As he progresses as an artist, he continues to gain recognition.
synonyms:
advance, develop, improve
antonyms:
regress, retrogress
similar words:
ameliorate, climb, evolve, gain, grow, rise, strengthen
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