advance (Meaning)

Wordnet

advance (n)

a movement forward

a change for the better; progress in development

a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

an amount paid before it is earned

increase in price or value

Wordnet

advance (v)

move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

bring forward for consideration or acceptance

increase or raise

contribute to the progress or growth of

cause to move forward

obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

develop in a positive way

develop further

give a promotion to or assign to a higher position

pay in advance

move forward

rise in rate or price

Wordnet

advance (s)

being ahead of time or need

situated ahead or going before

Webster

advance (v. t.)

To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to make to go on.

To raise; to elevate.

To raise to a higher rank; to promote.

To accelerate the growth or progress; to further; to forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten; as, to advance the ripening of fruit; to advance one's interests.

To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show; as, to advance an argument.

To make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten.

To furnish, as money or other value, before it becomes due, or in aid of an enterprise; to supply beforehand; as, a merchant advances money on a contract or on goods consigned to him.

To raise to a higher point; to enhance; to raise in rate; as, to advance the price of goods.

To extol; to laud.

Webster

advance (v. i.)

To move or go forward; to proceed; as, he advanced to greet me.

To increase or make progress in any respect; as, to advance in knowledge, in stature, in years, in price.

To rise in rank, office, or consequence; to be preferred or promoted.

Webster

advance (v.)

The act of advancing or moving forward or upward; progress.

Improvement or progression, physically, mentally, morally, or socially; as, an advance in health, knowledge, or religion; an advance in rank or office.

An addition to the price; rise in price or value; as, an advance on the prime cost of goods.

The first step towards the attainment of a result; approach made to gain favor, to form an acquaintance, to adjust a difference, etc.; an overture; a tender; an offer; -- usually in the plural.

A furnishing of something before an equivalent is received (as money or goods), towards a capital or stock, or on loan; payment beforehand; the money or goods thus furnished; money or value supplied beforehand.

Webster

advance (a.)

Before in place, or beforehand in time; -- used for advanced; as, an advance guard, or that before the main guard or body of an army; advance payment, or that made before it is due; advance proofs, advance sheets, pages of a forthcoming volume, received in advance of the time of publication.

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advance Sentence Examples

  1. The army made a strategic advance towards the enemy's territory under the cover of night.
  2. Please submit your report in advance of the deadline to ensure timely review.
  3. The scientist's groundbreaking research could potentially advance our understanding of the universe.
  4. The company decided to advance the release date of the new product to stay ahead of the competition.
  5. The team planned their tactics well in advance of the championship match.
  6. Students were encouraged to read the assigned chapters in advance of the lecture to facilitate class discussion.
  7. The technology company announced a significant advance in artificial intelligence, revolutionizing the industry.
  8. The diplomat worked tirelessly to advance peace negotiations between the warring nations.
  9. She requested an advance on her salary to cover unexpected expenses.
  10. The professor praised the student for the advance level of analysis presented in the research paper.

FAQs About the word advance

a movement forward, a change for the better; progress in development, a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others, the act of moving forwa

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The army made a strategic advance towards the enemy's territory under the cover of night.

Please submit your report in advance of the deadline to ensure timely review.

The scientist's groundbreaking research could potentially advance our understanding of the universe.

The company decided to advance the release date of the new product to stay ahead of the competition.