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Progress

Prog´ress
n.1.
1.A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance
2.A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a sovereign through parts of his own dominions.
1.To make progress; to move forward in space; to continue onward in course; to proceed; to advance; to go on; as, railroads are progressing.
2.To make improvement; to advance.
If man progresses, art must progress too.
- Caird.
v. i.1.To make progress in; to pass through.
Noun1.progress - gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
Synonyms: advancement
2.progress - the act of moving forward toward a goal
3.progress - a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"
Synonyms: advance, progression
Verb1.progress - develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
Antonyms:
retrogress, regress, retrograde - get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition
2.progress - move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
3.progress - form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
Synonyms: work up, build, build up
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