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Noun: progress  pru'gres
  1. Gradual improvement, growth or development
    "great progress in the arts";
    - advancement
     
  2. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
    - progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion
     
  3. A movement forward
    "he listened for the progress of the troops";
    - progression, advance
Verb: progress  pru'gres
  1. Make progress in knowledge or status
    "He progressed well in school";
    - come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up
     
  2. Move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    "Time progresses";
    - advance, pass on, move on, march on, go on
     
  3. Form or accumulate steadily
    "Resistance to the manager's plan progressed quickly";
    - build up, work up, build

Derived forms: progressed, progressing, progresses

Type of: change of location, develop, development, go, locomote, motion, move, movement, travel

Antonym: regress

Encyclopedia: Progress, PA