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Advance

Pronunciation of Advance
/ɐdvˈans/, /ɐdvˈans/, /ɐ_d_v_ˈa_n_s/

Synonyms for advance:

Sense 1

payback, prepayment, movement, Pre-, restitution, pump, path, preemptive, prop up, make for, invest, contingency fee, first-ever, sneak up, bear down, gravitate, urge, barely, odyssey, installment, consideration, remittance, propel, anterior, forge ahead, down payment, recompense, gain on, creep up on, move in on, distance, buoy, payoff, formation, barter, disbursement, break through, additionality, make toward, trade in, payola, maturation, prosper, funnel, Since, put forth, put before, pre-existing, first-time, propose, propound, trajectory, develop, tide, assault, go over, injection, manhandle, overflow, direction, subscriber, Ere, send, payment, suggestion, lock onto, disturb, outpace, budge, plod along, single supplement, gratuity, hypothesize, hug.

Sense 2

go, ripen, retainer, unblock, move along, going, spurt, compensation, scrape, precedent, thrust, momentum, flip, earlier, settlement, catch up, subscription, build on, thrive, headway, operate, move in, fast track, step up, cooperate, ascend, notch, premium, float, antecedent, threaten, change, fulfill, live out, shunt, come off, chalk something up, lick, preceding, success, development, encouragement, advocate, attract, leave behind, confront, make much of, roll, before, prior, walk, moot, draw up.

Sense 3

forge, far, drive, pull up, previous, cultivate, maneuver, bridge, nurse, go through, blow, vote, leap, graduate, sweep, history, suggest, first.

Sense 4

transfer, move, look up, ground, forward, primary, course, Toward, work, keep up.

Sense 5

bear, pose, ahead, guide, supplement.

Sense 6

scratch.

Sense 8

spare.

Sense 13

jump.

Sense 15

get.

approach

draw near, move in on, gain on, catch up.

arrive

get.

benefit

contribute to.

bring up

moot.

come-along

come along.

come on

come-on.

continue

push on, make headway, forge ahead.

do well

thrive.

elevate

put up.

endanger

threaten.

endowment

investment.

enlighten

civilize.

expedite

facilitate, fast track.

extend

put forth.

first

leading.

get ahead

leave behind.

get along

get along, move on.

go forward

move up, make progress.

hasten

hasten.

improve

upgrade, look up, shape up.

move on

move on, go ahead.

offer

extend.

prosper

prosper.

pull away

draw away.

shape-up

shape up.

Other synonyms and related words:

forward, make headway, state, advancement, promotion, adduce, allege, gain ground, go along, propose, speed, improvement, put before, set up, make progress, come up, moot, develop, pass on, produce, bring forward, put forward, furtherance, assign, look up, go on, put forth, go ahead, rise, get ahead, go, get along, pose, hike, plead.

ahead in position or time (adjective)

early, forward, first, earlier, leading, prior, beforehand.

all (adjective)

beforehand.

Sense 1 (noun)

step up.

Sense 2 (noun)

suggestion, gratuity, remittance, settlement, premium, payback, payment, down payment.

Sense 3 (noun)

history, maturation, march, direction, momentum, move, development.

Sense 4 (noun)

pose, course, propound, propose, suggest, path.

Sense 5 (noun)

forward.

Sense 6 (noun)

jump.

Sense 7 (noun)

go over, creep up on, make for, bear down, gain on, make toward, ascend.

Sense 9 (noun)

outpace, forge ahead, plod along, break through.

Sense 10 (noun)

nurse, get past.

Sense 11 (noun)

vote, put forth, put before, float.

Sense 13 (noun)

first, barely, Since.

act (noun)

rise.

advance (noun)

facilitate, further, headway, make progress, adduce, benefit, make headway, proceed, cite, allege, prepayment, hasten, foster, progression, bring forward, betterment, down payment, put forward, submit, upgrade, progress, grow, furtherance, offer, promote, suggest, credit, improvement, advancement, move on, present, give, accelerate, help, assist, go ahead, expedite, forge ahead, retainer, loan, lend, amelioration, increase, development.

ahead of time (noun)

before, beforehand, earlier, ahead.

attack (noun)

assault.

event (noun)

progress, progression.

forward movement (noun)

headway, progress, progression, advancement.

improvement (noun)

melioration.

improvement, progress in development (noun)

promotion, gain, furtherance, boost, betterment, increase, amelioration, upgrade, rise, development.

increase (noun)

boost.

loan (noun)

credit, debt.

offer (noun)

donation, bid, bestowal, present, offer, attempt, overture, invitation, tender, quotation, citation, gift, investiture, grant, offering, deal, concession, issue, submission, endowment.

payment (noun)

payment, remittance.

progress (noun)

headway.

progression (noun)

progression.

approach (verb)

come, approach, access, impend, gain, loom, converge, near, close.

assist (verb)

contribute to.

benefit (verb)

help, avail, do good, favor, contribute, serve, better, assist.

communication (verb)

throw out.

expedite (verb)

promote, expedite, hasten, hurry, further, quicken, facilitate, accelerate.

facilitate (verb)

ease, encourage, simplify, aid.

give money beforehand (verb)

lend.

improve (verb)

progress, garnish, enrich, embellish, elaborate, improve, correct, renovate, refine, enhance.

increase (verb)

enlarge, increase, grow, accrue, expand, burgeon, elevate, extend, broaden, lengthen, maximize, amplify, reinforce, fatten, heighten, add, raise, multiply, boost, upgrade, augment, inflate, magnify, widen, increment.

increase in amount, number, or position (verb)

prosper, make out, magnify, grow, enlarge, multiply, develop, thrive, raise, improve.

lend (verb)

let, mortgage, loan, lend, pawn, sublet, lease.

motion (verb)

march on, pass on, go on, move on, progress.

move (verb)

march.

move something forward, often quickly (verb)

march, elevate, speed, push on, promote, gain ground, get ahead, quicken, hasten, accelerate, make headway, bring forward, forge ahead, move on, propel, drive, proceed, move up, go ahead.

offer (verb)

give, cite, bestow, quote, invite, render, impart, submit, endow.

progress (verb)

make way, proceed, get past, keep going.

promote or propose an idea (verb)

foster, submit, further, cite, present, encourage, allege, suggest, put forward, introduce, offer, push, benefit, urge, adduce, serve.

Usage examples for advance:

  • This was the long expected advance: worse late than never. - "London to Ladysmith via Pretoria", Winston Spencer Churchill.
  • We heard her advance to the door. - "The Brother of Daphne", Dornford Yates.

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