Definition of Progress

1. Noun. Gradual improvement or growth or development. "Great progress in the arts"

Exact synonyms: Advancement
Specialized synonyms: Forwarding, Furtherance, Promotion, Stride, Work Flow, Workflow
Generic synonyms: Development
Derivative terms: Advance



2. Verb. Develop in a positive way. "Plans are shaping up"
Exact synonyms: Advance, Come Along, Come On, Get Along, Get On, Shape Up
Specialized synonyms: Climb, Leapfrog
Generic synonyms: Develop
Derivative terms: Advance, Advance
Antonyms: Regress

3. Noun. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).

4. Verb. Move forward, also in the metaphorical sense. "The water progresss "; "Time marches on"

5. Noun. A movement forward. "He listened for the progress of the troops"
Exact synonyms: Advance, Progression
Generic synonyms: Change Of Location, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Head, Headway
Derivative terms: Advance, Advance

6. Verb. Form or accumulate steadily. "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
Exact synonyms: Build, Build Up, Work Up
Related verbs: Build, Build, Build Up, Ramp Up, Work Up
Generic synonyms: Develop

Definition of Progress

1. n. A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance

2. n. To make progress; to move forward in space; to continue onward in course; to proceed; to advance; to go on; as, railroads are progressing.

3. v. i. To make progress in; to pass through.

Definition of Progress

1. Noun. A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance. ¹

2. Noun. A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a sovereign through parts of his own dominions. ¹

3. Noun. the advance or growth of modern, industrialized society, its technology, and its trappings. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) to move, go, or proceed forward; to advance. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) to improve; to become better or more complete. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Progress

1. to move forward or onward [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Literary usage of Progress

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1. Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey (1916)
"Science and Social progress. — Assuming that the development of the direct knowledge gained in occupations of social interest is carried to a perfected ..."

2. Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey (1916)
"Science and Social progress. — Assuming that the development of the direct ... It is the agency of progress in action. progress is sometimes thought of as ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1921)
""That much and no more," said my friend, "is what social work can contribute to social progress." Now, the other person, a more pessimistic and cynical ..."

4. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1921)
"They illustrate two different possible relations of social work to the promotion of social progress—one relation the organic, the other, the mechanical. ..."

5. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, Edward Gibbon Wakefield, Dugald Stewart (1843)
"Different Effects of the progress of Improvement vpon three different Sorts ... In the progress of wealth and improvement, the real price of the first may ..."

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