Dictionary Results for advancing

1. advance - verb

· move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"

Synonym(s): progress, pass_on, move_on, march_on, go_on

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote

Antonym(s): recede

2. advance - verb

· bring forward for consideration or acceptance; "advance an argument"

Synonym(s): throw_out

Hypernym(s): propose, suggest, advise

3. advance - verb

· increase or raise; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"

Synonym(s): boost, supercharge

Hypernym(s): increase

4. advance - verb

· contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"

Synonym(s): promote, boost, further, encourage

Hypernym(s): support, back_up

5. advance - verb

· cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?"

Synonym(s): bring_forward

Hypernym(s): move, displace

Antonym(s): back

6. advance - verb

· obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "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"; "win points"

Synonym(s): gain, win, pull_ahead, make_headway, get_ahead, gain_ground

7. advance - verb

· develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"

Synonym(s): progress, come_on, come_along, get_on, get_along, shape_up

Hypernym(s): develop

8. advance - verb

· develop further; "We are advancing technology every day"

Hypernym(s): better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate

9. advance - verb

· give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "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"

Synonym(s): promote, upgrade, kick_upstairs, raise, elevate

Hypernym(s): delegate, designate, depute, assign

10. advance - verb

· pay in advance; "Can you advance me some money?"

Hypernym(s): lend, loan

11. advance - verb

· move forward; "we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"

Synonym(s): set_ahead

Hypernym(s): set

12. advance - verb

· rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"

Synonym(s): gain

Hypernym(s): wax, mount, climb, rise

13. advancing - adjective

· moving forward

Synonym(s): forward, forward-moving

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