Associations to the word «Advance»


ADVANCE, verb. To bring forward; to move towards the front; to make to go on.
ADVANCE, verb. (obsolete) To raise; to elevate.
ADVANCE, verb. To raise to a higher rank; to promote.
ADVANCE, verb. To accelerate the growth or progress of; to further; to forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten.
ADVANCE, verb. To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show.
ADVANCE, verb. To make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten.
ADVANCE, verb. To furnish, as money or other value, before it becomes due, or in aid of an enterprise; to supply beforehand.
ADVANCE, verb. To raise to a higher point; to enhance; to raise in rate.
ADVANCE, verb. (intransitive) To move forwards, to approach.
ADVANCE, verb. (obsolete) To extol; to laud.
ADVANCE, noun. A forward move; improvement or progression.
ADVANCE, noun. An amount of money or credit, especially given as a loan, or paid before it is due; an advancement.
ADVANCE, noun. An addition to the price; rise in price or value.
ADVANCE, noun. (in the plural) An opening approach or overture, especially of an unwelcome or sexual nature.
ADVANCE, adjective. Completed before need or a milestone event.
ADVANCE, adjective. Preceding.
ADVANCE, adjective. Forward.
ADVANCE FEE SCAM, noun. A consumer fraud that involves obtaining a relatively small amount of money from the victim in advance of some large deferred benefit, such as a job, a high rate of return, or a share of an ill-gotten gain.
ADVANCE FEE SCAMS, noun. Plural of advance fee scam
ADVANCE GUARD, noun. A unit or units leading the way of advancing or marching troops, guarding them from ambushes, reconnoitering and pursuing the enemy, etc.
ADVANCE GUARD, noun. An individual soldier in the same role.
ADVANCE GUARDS, noun. Plural of advance guard
ADVANCE MAN, noun. A male advance person.
ADVANCE PAYMENT, noun. The part of a contractually due sum that is paid or received in advance for goods or services.
ADVANCE PAYMENTS, noun. Plural of advance payment
ADVANCE PERSON, noun. Someone who travels to a destination in order to arrange accommodation, meetings, security, etc. for one or more celebrities, politicians, business leaders, or other public figures who will arrive subsequently.
ADVANCE WOMAN, noun. A female advance person.

Dictionary definition

ADVANCE, noun. A movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops".
ADVANCE, noun. A change for the better; progress in development.
ADVANCE, noun. A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances".
ADVANCE, noun. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).
ADVANCE, noun. An amount paid before it is earned.
ADVANCE, noun. Increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market".
ADVANCE, verb. Move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on".
ADVANCE, verb. Bring forward for consideration or acceptance; "advance an argument".
ADVANCE, verb. Increase or raise; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit".
ADVANCE, verb. Contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom".
ADVANCE, verb. Cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?".
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".
ADVANCE, verb. Develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up".
ADVANCE, verb. Develop further; "We are advancing technology every day".
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".
ADVANCE, verb. Pay in advance; "Can you advance me some money?".
ADVANCE, verb. Move forward; "we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward".
ADVANCE, verb. Rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today".
ADVANCE, adjective. Being ahead of time or need; "gave advance warning"; "was beforehand with her report".
ADVANCE, adjective. Situated ahead or going before; "an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies".

Wise words

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