Synonyms for progress
ˈprɒg rɛs, -rəs; esp. Brit. ˈproʊ grɛs; prəˈgrɛsprogress
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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote
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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We don't make economic progress without social progress, and likewise, you don't make social progress without economic progress.
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundemental resource.
All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorships.
Every major social movement, every bit of progress in this country, whether it's been the workers' rights movement or the civil rights movement or the women's rights movement, every single bit of that progress had required us to fight and to push and you make progress, you don't get everything right away, and then you push some more.
Without the similar research base that we have in the United States for, say, fusion energy it's unlikely to make meaningful progress, if the Japanese make progress in the next five years people might start to notice and say' Why aren't we doing that here.' Ultimately, he said, space-based solar energy is like most novel ideas.
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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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