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Progressive

Pro`gress´ive
a.1.
1.Moving forward; proceeding onward; advancing; evincing progress; increasing; as, progressive motion or course; - opposed to retrograde.
2.Improving; as, art is in a progressive state.
3.(U. S. History) Of or pertaining to the Progressive party.
4.Favoring improvement, change, progress, or reform, especially in a political context; - used of people. Contrasted with conservative.
5.Disposed toward adopting new methods in government or education, holding tolerant and liberal ideas, and generally favoring improvement in civic life; - of towns and communities.
Progressive euchre
a way of playing at card parties, by which after every game, the losers at the first table go to the last table, and the winners at all the tables, except the first, move up to the next table.
Progressive muscular atrophy
(Med.) a nervous disorder characterized by continuous atrophy of the muscles.
Noun1.progressive - a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
2.progressive - a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
Synonyms: liberal
Adj.1.progressive - favoring or promoting progress; "progressive schools"
Antonyms:
regressive - opposing progress
2.progressive - favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
3.progressive - (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount increases
Antonyms:
regressive - (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate decreases as the amount increases
4.progressive - gradually advancing in extent
5.progressive - advancing in severity; "progressive paralysis"
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