Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- 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) advanced (farther along in physical or mental development) "the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'"; "children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average"
- S: (adj) advanced (comparatively late in a course of development) "the illness had reached an advanced stage"; "an advanced state of exhaustion"
- S: (adj) advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern (ahead of the times) "the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?"
- S: (adj) advanced (at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill) "an advanced degree"; "an advanced text in physics"; "special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University"
- S: (adj) advanced, sophisticated (ahead in development; complex or intricate) "advanced technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"
- S: (adj) advanced, ripe (far along in time) "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90"
- S: (adj) advanced ((of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry) "advanced societies"; "an advanced country technologically"
- 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"