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Synonyms for progressive
prəˈgrɛs ɪvpro·gres·sive

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Wiktionary

  1. progressivenoun

    Antonyms:
    regressive, conservative

  2. progressivenoun

    Belonging to or supporting a Progressive Party.

    Antonyms:
    regressive, conservative, non-progressive

  3. progressiveadjective

    Of or pertaining to such a party, its policies, or its membership.

    Antonyms:
    conservative, regressive, non-progressive

  4. progressiveadjective

    Antonyms:
    regressive, non-progressive, conservative

  5. progressiveadjective

    a progressive school

    Antonyms:
    non-progressive, regressive, conservative

  6. progressiveadjective

    Antonyms:
    conservative, non-progressive, regressive

  7. progressiveadjective

    progressive paralysis

    Antonyms:
    non-progressive, conservative, regressive

  8. progressiveadjective

    Antonyms:
    conservative, non-progressive, regressive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. progressive, progressive tense, imperfect, imperfect tense, continuous tensenoun

    a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going

    Synonyms:
    liberal, imperfect, liberalist, imperfect tense, progressive tense, continuous tense

    Antonyms:
    retrogressive, regressive, unmodernised, conservative, retrograde, throwback(a), returning, unordered, unmodernized, atavistic, reverting, disordered, inactive, decreasing

  2. liberal, liberalist, progressiveadjective

    a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties

    Synonyms:
    imperfect, liberalist, imperfect tense, progressive tense, liberal, continuous tense

    Antonyms:
    reverting, disordered, atavistic, returning, unmodernized, unmodernised, decreasing, unordered, retrograde, retrogressive, throwback(a), regressive, conservative, inactive

  3. progressiveadjective

    favoring or promoting progress

    "progressive schools"

    Synonyms:
    reform-minded, reformist

    Antonyms:
    reverting, atavistic, regressive, unmodernised, retrogressive, retrograde, throwback(a), unordered, inactive, conservative, unmodernized, returning, decreasing, disordered

  4. progressive, reformist, reform-mindedadjective

    favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)

    Synonyms:
    reform-minded, reformist

    Antonyms:
    retrogressive, unmodernised, conservative, retrograde, regressive, decreasing, reverting, disordered, returning, unordered, inactive, atavistic, unmodernized, throwback(a)

  5. progressiveadjective

    (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases

    Synonyms:
    reform-minded, reformist

    Antonyms:
    retrograde, throwback(a), conservative, disordered, returning, unmodernised, decreasing, regressive, atavistic, reverting, inactive, unordered, retrogressive, unmodernized

  6. progressiveadjective

    gradually advancing in extent

    Synonyms:
    reform-minded, reformist

    Antonyms:
    throwback(a), atavistic, retrograde, regressive, unmodernised, decreasing, reverting, retrogressive, disordered, conservative, unordered, inactive, returning, unmodernized

  7. progressiveadjective

    (of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position

    "progressive euchre"; "progressive tournaments"

    Synonyms:
    reform-minded, reformist

    Antonyms:
    retrograde, unmodernised, conservative, decreasing, unmodernized, regressive, retrogressive, returning, inactive, throwback(a), atavistic, reverting, disordered, unordered

  8. progressiveadjective

    advancing in severity

    "progressive paralysis"

    Synonyms:
    reform-minded, reformist

    Antonyms:
    inactive, conservative, decreasing, unmodernised, disordered, regressive, retrograde, reverting, throwback(a), returning, unordered, atavistic, unmodernized, retrogressive

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. progressiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    advancing, proceeding

  2. progressiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    improving

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How to use progressive in a sentence?

  1. Brad Bannon:

    If you look at those working in progressive politics now, the older ones came in after [Democratic nominee] George McGovern’s campaign in ’72, mcGovern lost, but he galvanized a whole generation of Democratic and progressive activists who are still involved in politics even now. I think you’ll see the same with Bernie Sanders.

  2. President Ronald Reagan:

    Only when the human spirit is allowed to invent and create, only when individuals are given a personal stake in deciding economic policies and benefiting from their success -- only then can societies remain economically alive, dynamic, prosperous, progressive and free.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    History respects revolutions; and yet, if a revolution is progressive, support it; if it is reactionary, resist it!

  4. Vice President Joe Biden:

    We need -- not just in my country, but in other countries -- a more progressive tax code. Not confiscatory policy, not socialism, a tax code, everybody pays proportionally a fair share. This is not meant to penalize everybody.

  5. John Hickenlooper:

    If we want to beat Donald Trump and achieve big progressive goals, socialism is not the answer.

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Translations for progressive

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  • progressista, progressiuCatalan, Valencian
  • pokrokovýCzech
  • fortschrittlich, progressivGerman
  • προοδευτικόςGreek
  • progresivoSpanish
  • ترقی خواهPersian
  • enenevä, progressiivinen, etenevä, edistyksellinen, paheneva, edistysmielinen, edistynyt, lisääntyväFinnish
  • progressifFrench
  • adhartachScottish Gaelic
  • framfarasinniIcelandic
  • progressivo, progressistaItalian
  • 진보적Korean
  • پێشکه‌وتوKurdish
  • ductusLatin
  • progredierendeNorwegian
  • progressiefDutch
  • progredierandeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • progressivoPortuguese
  • progresist, înaintat, progresiv, avansat, de progres, progresistăRomanian
  • поступательный, прогрессивный, прогрессивный деятель, последовательный, передовой, прогрессирующий, постепенный, прогрессивный человекRussian

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