Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) progress, progression, advance (a movement forward) "he listened for the progress of the troops"
- S: (n) improvement, betterment, advance (a change for the better; progress in development)
- S: (n) overture, advance, approach, feeler (a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others) "she rejected his advances"
- S: (n) progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion (the act of moving forward (as toward a goal))
- S: (n) advance, cash advance (an amount paid before it is earned)
- S: (n) advance, rise (increase in price or value) "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
- S: (v) advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on (move forward, also in the metaphorical sense) "Time marches on"
- S: (v) advance, throw out (bring forward for consideration or acceptance) "advance an argument"
- S: (v) boost, advance, supercharge (increase or raise) "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
- S: (v) promote, advance, boost, further, encourage (contribute to the progress or growth of) "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
- S: (v) advance, bring forward (cause to move forward) "Can you move the car seat forward?"
- S: (v) gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground (obtain advantages, such as points, etc.) "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"; "win points"
- S: (v) progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up (develop in a positive way) "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
- S: (v) advance (develop further) "We are advancing technology every day"
- S: (v) promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate (give a promotion to or assign to a higher position) "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"
- S: (v) advance (pay in advance) "Can you advance me some money?"
- S: (v) advance, set ahead (move forward) "we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"
- S: (v) advance, gain (rise in rate or price) "The stock market gained 24 points today"
- S: (adj) advance, beforehand (being ahead of time or need) "gave advance warning"; "was beforehand with her report"
- S: (adj) advance, advanced, in advance (situated ahead or going before) "an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"