Synonyms for progress
ˈprɒg rɛs, -rəs; esp. Brit. ˈproʊ grɛs; prəˈgrɛsprogress
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
Progress (Latin pro, forward, gradior, go) is a moving onward or forward, whether in space or in the mental or moral realm, and may be either mechanical, individual, or social. Attainment, development, and proficiency are more absolute than the other words of the group, denoting some point of advantage or of comparative perfection reached by forward or onward movement; we speak of attainments in virtue or scholarship, proficiency in music or languages, the development of new powers or organs; proficiency includes the idea of skill. Advance may denote either a forward movement or the point gained by forward movement, but always relatively with reference to the point from which the movement started; as, this is a great advance. Advance admits the possibility of retreat; progress (Latin progredi, to walk forward) is steady and constant forward movement, admitting of pause, but not of retreat; advance suggests more clearly a point to be reached, while progress lays the emphasis upon the forward movement; we may speak of slow or rapid progress, but more naturally of swift advance. Progress is more frequently used of abstractions; as, the progress of ideas; progression fixes the attention chiefly upon the act of moving forward. In a thing good in itself all advance or progress is improvement; there is a growing tendency to restrict the words to this favorable sense, using increase indifferently of good or evil; one may say without limitation, "I am an advocate of progress."
The progress of truth; progress in virtue; toward perfection; from a lower to a higher state.
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gradual improvement or growth or development
"advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motionnoun
the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
rise, forward motion, emanation, cash advance, feeler, patterned advance, progression, improvement, advancement, approach, furtherance, advance, procession, betterment, overture, onward motion, promotion
progress, progression, advanceverb
a movement forward
"he listened for the progress of the troops"
progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape upverb
develop in a positive way
"He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
throw out, fare, mature, set ahead, come, bring forward, build up, come along, board, pass on, get along, win, supercharge, kick upstairs, maturate, pull ahead, come on, make headway, go up, advance, surface, upgrade, make out, encourage, further, come up, gain, bestride, elevate, age, mount up, do, draw close, draw near, boost, go on, gain ground, jump on, raise, work up, move on, get on, get on with, hop on, senesce, approach, shape up, show up, turn up, climb on, get along with, appear, come near, mount, march on, come out, be on, near, promote, get ahead, build
advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onverb
move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
"Time marches on"
throw out, hand, circulate, supercharge, pass off, go along, bring forward, build up, come along, upgrade, get along, win, elevate, kick upstairs, continue, work up, pull ahead, come on, carry on, make headway, advance, fall out, encourage, further, come up, gain, keep, pass on, leave, give, promote, happen, boost, go on, gain ground, occur, raise, pass, move on, pass along, get on, come about, proceed, impart, communicate, pass around, put across, distribute, turn over, shape up, reach, relegate, take place, submit, set ahead, march on, hap, get ahead, build
build up, work up, build, progressverb
form or accumulate steadily
"Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
work out, fortify, get up, come on, construct, go on, arm, build, come along, develop, move on, shape up, build up, pass on, march on, get along, advance, establish, gird, ramp up, get on, make, work up
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List of paraphrases for "progress":
advances, advancement, headway, achievement, advance, strides, advancements, progression, developments, progrès, course, interim, achievements, breakthrough, advanced, development, evolution, progreso, improvement, step, gains, progresso, forward, progressive, success, improvements, avances, acting, status, courses, progressed
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It does no good if we are in a place where we don't think there is real opportunity to place them together, we have made real progress toward that in the last 72 hours.
We look forward to working with the Government of PNG to progress the required gas agreement for the P'nyang project ahead of potential decisions on FEED for the three train development at the existing LNG plant site.
I hope that we can make some progress on that in the near future, but precisely the timing of when that pans out and what happens when, I cannot yet say, because it takes two to tango, so we sent some suggestions to the CFTC and we need to see how to move that forward.
Five years down the road, with some luck, we'll have an Alzheimer's drug that's getting approved, i hope we can transform the treatment of MS. By that time, we will have made substantial progress on ALS and other nerve degenerative diseases, spinal muscular atrophy in kids. All that stuff is on our plate.
I will be working with the Legislature and all stakeholders on a solution that ensures consumers have access to safe, affordable and reliable service, fire victims are treated fairly, and California can continue to make progress toward our climate goals.
Translations for progress
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- progrésCatalan, Valencian
- areng, edenemineEstonian
- edistys, edetä, edistyä, eteneminenFinnish
- amélioration, progrèsFrench
- piseachScottish Gaelic
- pwogrèHaitian Creole
- haladás, fejlődik, fejlődésHungarian
- 進歩, 進行Japanese
- 전진, 진보, 진행, 前進, 進行, 進步Korean
- Progrès, FortschrëttLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- прогрес, напредокMacedonian
- vooruitgang, vordering, vorderingen maken, voortgangDutch
- seguir, progresso, progredirPortuguese
- framgång, framstegSwedish
- پیش رفتUrdu
- tiến bộ, 進步Vietnamese
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