progress

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. advance, growth; development, improvement. —v. i. proceed, advance; grow, develop. See progression, improvement. Ant., regression.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Movement forward]
Syn. progression, advance, headway, impetus, velocity, pace, momentum, motion, rate, step, stride, current, flow, tour, circuit, transit, journey, voyage, march, expedition, locomotion, ongoing, passage, course, procession, process, lapse of time, march of events, course of life, movement of the stars, motion through space.
Ant. stop*, stay, stand.
2. [Improvement]
Syn. advancement, development, growth, promotion; see improvement 1 .
in progress,
Syn. advancing, going on, under way, continuing; see moving 1 .
v.
1. [To move forward]
Syn. proceed, move onward, move on; see advance 1 .
2. [To improve]
Syn. advance, become better, grow; see improve 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
advance, development, improvement, furtherance, headway, strides forward, progression, march of progress, evolution, breakthrough, gain, growth.
ANT.: regression, retreat, recession. *The law of life.''—Robert Browning. ''Man's ability to complicate simplicity.''—Thor Heyerdahl.
II
v.
move forward, develop, grow, gain, improve, make headway, evolve, advance, upgrade, improve, perfect.
ANT.: regress, decline, recede, retreat
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Forward movement: advance, advancement, furtherance, headway, march1, progression. See BETTER, FORWARD. 2. A progression from a simple form to a more complex one: development, evolution, evolvement, growth, unfolding. See CHANGE. 3. Steady improvement, as of an individual or a society: amelioration, betterment, development, improvement, melioration. See BETTER. II verb To go forward, especially toward a conclusion: advance, come (along), get along, march1, move, proceed. See APPROACH.

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