Associations to the word «Progressive»

Wiktionary

PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Favouring or promoting progress; advanced.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Gradually advancing in extent; increasing.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Promoting or favoring progress towards improved conditions or new policies, ideas or methods.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Of or relating to progressive education.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. (of an income tax or other tax) Increasing in rate as the taxable amount increases.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Advancing in severity.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Liberal (politically)
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. (grammar) continuous
PROGRESSIVE, noun. A person who actively favors or strives for progress towards improved conditions, as in society or government.
PROGRESSIVE, noun. (grammar) A progressive verb; a verb used the progressive tense and generally conjugated as to end in -ing.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Belonging to or supporting a Progressive Party.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Of or pertaining to such a party, its policies, or its membership.
PROGRESSIVE, noun. A member or supporter of a Progressive Party.
PROGRESSIVE BLUEGRASS, noun. (music) A genre of bluegrass that subverts tradition by adding drums, electric guitar and other modern elements of popular music.
PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE, noun. (Canada) (politics) a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE, adjective. (Canada) (politics) pertaining to the Progressive Conservative Party
PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE PARTY, proper noun. (Canada) (politics) a political party in Canada with a right of centre ideology, which succeed the old Conservative Party of Canada, Liberal-Conservative Party of Canada, Blue Party and absorbed the Progressive Party of Canada. It was itself succeeded by the new Conservative Party of Canada.
PROGRESSIVE DINNER, noun. A dinner party in which each successive course is prepared and eaten at the residence of a different host.
PROGRESSIVE DINNERS, noun. Plural of progressive dinner
PROGRESSIVE INFANTILE POLIODYSTROPHY, noun. Alpers' disease
PROGRESSIVE LONGWAYS FORMATION, noun. (obsolete) (18th century) (United States) A country dance, most often specifically a type of New England line dance.
PROGRESSIVE LOVE, noun. (idiomatic) A committed open relationship based on boosting the love and affection opportunities available for one's partner
PROGRESSIVE METAL, noun. A subgenre of heavy metal with progressive rock influences
PROGRESSIVE ROCK, noun. (music genre) A rock music genre originating from the late 1960s and early 1970s, heavily influenced by classical music and jazz
PROGRESSIVE SCLEROSING POLIODYSTROPHY, noun. Alpers' disease
PROGRESSIVE STACK, noun. (activism) A list of speakers arranged so that people from marginalized groups get the chance to speak first.
PROGRESSIVE STACKS, noun. Plural of progressive stack
PROGRESSIVE VERB, noun. (grammar) A form of a verb in which its gerund (or present participle) is used with any form of the verb "to be"
PROGRESSIVE WAR, noun. A military strategy where only enemy combatants are targeted and civilian collateral damage and casualties are kept to a minimum.

Dictionary definition

PROGRESSIVE, noun. A tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going.
PROGRESSIVE, noun. A person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Favoring or promoting progress; "progressive schools".
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Favoring or promoting reform (often by government action).
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Gradually advancing in extent.
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. (of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position; "progressive euchre"; "progressive tournaments".
PROGRESSIVE, adjective. Advancing in severity; "progressive paralysis".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne