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