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progress    : [pr'ɑgr,ɛs] [prəgr'ɛs] [progr'ɛs]
Progress \Pro*gress"\ (?; formerly pronounced like {Progress},
n.), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Progressed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Progressing}.]
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1. To make progress; to move forward in space; to continue
onward in course; to proceed; to advance; to go on; as,
railroads are progressing. "As his recovery progressed."
--Thackeray.
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Let me wipe off this honorable dew,
That silverly doth progress on thy checks. --Shak.
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They progress in that style in proportion as their
pieces are treated with contempt. --Washington.
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The war had progressed for some time. --Marshall.
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2. To make improvement; to advance. --Bayard.
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If man progresses, art must progress too. --Caird.
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Progress \Prog"ress\ (?; 277), n. [L. progressus, from progredi,
p. p. progressus, to go forth or forward; pro forward gradi
to step, go: cf. F. progr[`e]s. See {Grade}.]
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1. A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an
advance; specifically:
(a) In actual space, as the progress of a ship, carriage,
etc.
(b) In the growth of an animal or plant; increase.
(c) In business of any kind; as, the progress of a
negotiation; the progress of art.
(d) In knowledge; in proficiency; as, the progress of a
child at school.
(e) Toward ideal completeness or perfection in respect of
quality or condition; -- applied to individuals,
communities, or the race; as, social, moral,
religious, or political progress.
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2. A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a
sovereign through parts of his own dominions.
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The king being returned from his progresse.
--Evelyn.
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Progress \Prog"ress\ (?; see {Progress}, v. i.), v. t.
To make progress in; to pass through. [Obs.] --Milton.
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progress
n 1: gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement
of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts" [synonym:
{advancement}, {progress}]
2: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal) [synonym:
{progress}, {progression}, {procession}, {advance},
{advancement}, {forward motion}, {onward motion}] [ant:
{retreat}]
3: a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the
troops" [synonym: {progress}, {progression}, {advance}]
v 1: develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school";
"My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up" [synonym:
{progress}, {come on}, {come along}, {advance}, {get on},
{get along}, {shape up}] [ant: {regress}, {retrograde},
{retrogress}]
2: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches
on" [synonym: {advance}, {progress}, {pass on}, {move on}, {march
on}, {go on}] [ant: {draw back}, {move back}, {pull away},
{pull back}, {recede}, {retire}, {retreat}, {withdraw}]
3: form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's
plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the
Indian-Pakistani border" [synonym: {build up}, {work up},
{build}, {progress}]

360 Moby Thesaurus words for "progress":
Brownian movement, Great Leap Forward, about-face, accomplishment,
achieve success, advance, advancement, advancing, alchemy,
ameliorate, amelioration, amend, amendment, amplification, amplify,
anabasis, angular motion, arrive, ascend, ascending, ascent,
assimilation, assumption, at work, axial motion, back, back up,
backflowing, backing, backward motion, be a success, bear fruit,
becoming, being done, bettering, betterment, bloom, blossom,
blossoming, boost, break through, broaden, broadening, budge,
burgeon, burgeoning, campaign, career, change, change place,
change-over, circle, circuit, climb, climbing, clip, come along,
come on, come through, commutation, commute, continualness,
continuance, continuation, continue, continuity, conversion,
course, cover ground, crossing, current, cut a swath, descend,
descending, descent, develop, development, developmental change,
do well, downward motion, drift, driftage, driftway, ebb, ebbing,
elaboration, elevation, encouragement, endurance, enhancement,
enjoy prosperity, enlarge, enlargement, enrichment, eugenics,
euthenics, evolute, evolution, evolutionary change, evolve,
evolvement, evolving, excursion, expand, expansion, expedition,
explication, extend, extension, fare, fare forth, farewell, fetch,
flight, flip-flop, flit, flow, flower, flowering, flux,
forge ahead, forward motion, forwardal, forwarding, furtherance,
furthering, gain, gain ground, gait, gang, gather head, gather way,
get ahead, get along, get better, get on, get on swimmingly,
get on well, get over, get there, get well, globe-trotting, go,
go ahead, go along, go around, go far, go fast, go forward, go on,
go places, go round, go sideways, go well, go-ahead, going,
going on, gradual change, graduate, grand tour, grow, grow better,
growth, gyrate, happening, have it made, headway, hie, improve,
improvement, in operation, in progress, in the works, increase,
jaunt, journey, journeying, junket, lapse, leeway, lengthening,
lick, lift, locomotion, look up, maintenance, make a breakthrough,
make a success, make good, make good time, make head against,
make headway, make it, make progress, make progress against,
make strides, make the scene, make up leeway, march, maturate,
maturation, mature, meliorate, melioration, mellow, mend, mending,
motion, mount, mounting, move, move along, move forward, move on,
move over, movement, moving, natural development, natural growth,
naturalization, nonviolent change, oblique motion, occurring,
ongoing, onrush, onward course, outing, pace, package tour, pass,
pass along, pass on, passage, peregrination, perk up, perpetuation,
perseverance, persistence, pick up, pickup, pilgrimage,
pleasure trip, plunge, plunging, preferment, proceed, proceeding,
proficiency, progression, progressiveness, prolongation, promotion,
prosper, protraction, pursuance, radial motion, random motion,
rate, re-formation, reconversion, recovery, reduction, reflowing,
refluence, reflux, regress, regression, repetition, resolution,
restoration, retrogress, retrogression, reversal, revival, ripen,
ripening, rise, rising, roll, roll on, rolling, rolling on, rotate,
round trip, rubberneck tour, run, rush, safari, sally, sashay, set,
shape up, shift, shoot, show improvement, sideward motion, sink,
sinking, skyrocket, soaring, spin, spread, stalk, staying power,
steerageway, stem, step, step forward, sternway, stir,
straight course, stream, stride, subside, subsiding, succeed,
sustained action, sustenance, switch, switch-over, take off,
taking place, tour, tourism, touristry, traject, trajet,
transformation, transit, transition, travel, traveling, tread,
trek, trend, trip, turn, turn out well, turning into, under way,
unfolding, uninterrupted course, unremittingness, upbeat, upgrade,
upgrowth, uplift, upping, upswing, uptrend, upward mobility,
upward motion, volte-face, voyage, wane, wax, way, wayfare, wend,
whirl



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