Advance Meaning

There are 20 meaning(s) for word Advance

Advance Meaning 1 : move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

    Synonyms : go on,  march on,  move on,  pass on,  progress
Advance Meaning 2 : being ahead of time or need

    Example : gave advance warning

    Synonyms : beforehand
Advance Meaning 3 : a change for the better; progress in development

    Synonyms : betterment,  improvement
Advance Meaning 4 : a movement forward

    Synonyms : progress,  progression
Advance Meaning 5 : give a promotion to or assign to a higher position

    Example : Women tend not to advance in the major law firms

    Synonyms : elevate,  kick upstairs,  promote,  raise,  upgrade
Advance Meaning 6 : an amount paid before it is earned

    Synonyms : cash advance
Advance Meaning 7 : a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

    Example : she rejected his advances

    Synonyms : approach,  feeler,  overture
Advance Meaning 8 : situated ahead or going before

    Example : an advance party,at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies

    Synonyms : advanced,  in advance
Advance Meaning 9 : increase or raise

    Synonyms : boost,  supercharge
Advance Meaning 10 : increase in price or value

    Example : the news caused a general advance on the stock market

    Synonyms : rise
Advance Meaning 11 : obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

    Synonyms : gain,  gain ground,  get ahead,  make headway,  pull ahead,  win
Advance Meaning 12 : develop in a positive way

    Synonyms : come along,  come on,  get along,  get on,  progress,  shape up
Advance Meaning 13 : move forward

    Example : we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward

    Synonyms : set ahead
Advance Meaning 14 : the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

    Synonyms : advancement,  forward motion,  onward motion,  procession,  progress,  progression
Advance Meaning 15 : rise in rate or price

    Synonyms : gain
Advance Meaning 16 : contribute to the progress or growth of

    Synonyms : boost,  encourage,  further,  promote
Advance Meaning 17 : bring forward for consideration or acceptance

    Example : advance an argument

    Synonyms : throw out
Advance Meaning 18 : cause to move forward

    Synonyms : bring forward
Advance Meaning 19 : develop further

Advance Meaning 20 : pay in advance

    Example : Can you advance me some money?

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