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Overview of noun progress

The noun progress has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (24) advancement, progress

(gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts")

2. (6) progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion

(the act of moving forward (as toward a goal))

3. (5) progress, progression, advance

(a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops")


Overview of verb progress

The verb progress has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (12) progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up

(develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up")

2. (3) advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

(move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on")

3. build up, work up, build, progress

(form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border")

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