Definition of Advance in English :
Define Advance in English
Advance meaning in English
Meaning of Advance in English
Pronunciation of Advance in English
Advance pronunciation in English
Pronounce Advance in Englishsee synonyms of advance
a movement forward
Example Sentences:'he listened for the progress of the troops'
a change for the better; progress in development
a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
Example Sentences:'she rejected his advances'
the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
6. advance, rise
increase in price or value
Example Sentences:'the news caused a general advance on the stock market'
move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Example Sentences:'Time marches on'
8. advance, throw out
bring forward for consideration or acceptance
Example Sentences:'advance an argument'
increase or raise
Example Sentences:'boost the voltage in an electrical circuit'
contribute to the progress or growth of
Example Sentences:'I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom'
11. advance, bring forward
cause to move forward
Example Sentences:'Can you move the car seat forward?'
obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
Example Sentences:'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'
develop in a positive way
Example Sentences:'He progressed well in school''My plants are coming along''Plans are shaping up'
Example Sentences:'We are advancing technology every day'
give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
Example Sentences:'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
Example Sentences:'Can you advance me some money?'
17. advance, set ahead
Example Sentences:'we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward'
18. advance, gain
rise in rate or price
Example Sentences:'The stock market gained 24 points today'
19. advance, beforehand
being ahead of time or need
Example Sentences:'gave advance warning''was beforehand with her report'
situated ahead or going before
Example Sentences:'an advance party''at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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