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1. advance

noun. ['ədˈvæns'] a movement forward.

Synonyms

  • progress
  • head
  • change of location
  • headway
  • travel

Antonyms

  • stay
  • running
  • go off
  • stop

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)

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Rhymes with Advance

  • underfinance
  • refinance
  • pomeranz
  • pomerance
  • lafrance
  • expanse
  • alamance
  • romance
  • perchance
  • mccance
  • finance
  • enhance
  • askance
  • trance
  • stance
  • schranz
  • prance
  • glance
  • france
  • duran's
  • crance
  • schanz
  • rance
  • nance
  • mance
  • lance
  • hance
  • dance
  • chance
  • anse

How do you pronounce advance?

Pronounce advance as ədˈvæns.

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Sentences with advance


1. Noun, singular or mass
To apply for a visa in advance, you must fill out the online application and print it out.

2. Adjective
Email subscribers also get advance notice of general sales, new itineraries and new ships.

3. Verb, base form
You can advance by lowering your hips towards the floor and lifting back to the start position.

Quotes about advance


1. In any art, you don't know in advance what you want to say - it's revealed to you as you say it. That's the difference between art and illustration.
- Aaron Siskind

2. Some might complain that nuclear disarmament is little more than a dream. But that ignores the very tangible benefits disarmament would bring for all humankind. Its success would strengthen international peace and security. It would free up vast and much-needed resources for social and economic development. It would advance the rule of law.
- Ban Ki-moon

3. It will, of course, be understood that directly or indirectly, soon or late, every advance in the sciences of human nature will contribute to our success in controlling human nature and changing it to the advantage of the common weal.
- Edward Thorndike

2. advance

verb. ['ədˈvæns'] bring forward for consideration or acceptance.

Synonyms

  • suggest
  • throw out
  • advise

Antonyms

  • wind
  • behave
  • closing
  • opening

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)

3. advance

verb. ['ədˈvæns'] move forward, also in the metaphorical sense.

Synonyms

  • go along
  • forge
  • move on
  • pass on
  • push on
  • creep up
  • close in
  • rachet up
  • string
  • pass
  • ratchet
  • press on
  • go on
  • march on
  • penetrate
  • elapse
  • locomote
  • move
  • overtake
  • plough on
  • progress
  • glide by
  • draw in
  • string along
  • slip away
  • encroach
  • inch
  • sneak up
  • lapse
  • go
  • overhaul
  • ratchet down
  • edge
  • slip by
  • infringe
  • impinge
  • go by
  • travel

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • buy
  • repel
  • straighten

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)

4. advance

noun. ['ədˈvæns'] a change for the better; progress in development.

Synonyms

  • fitting
  • transformation
  • revitalisation
  • preservation
  • improvement
  • accommodation
  • betterment
  • revivification
  • conservation
  • revival
  • shift
  • elaboration
  • transmutation
  • revitalization
  • refinement
  • resurgence
  • adjustment

Antonyms

  • decertify
  • fail
  • appear
  • prevent

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)

5. advance

verb. ['ədˈvæns'] increase or raise.

Synonyms

  • boost
  • increase

Antonyms

  • hop out
  • stand still
  • push

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)

6. advance

verb. ['ədˈvæns'] contribute to the progress or growth of.

Synonyms

  • help
  • feed
  • connive at
  • support
  • wink at
  • encourage
  • back up
  • boost
  • spur
  • promote
  • contribute
  • lead
  • carry
  • conduce
  • further

Antonyms

  • promote
  • forfeit
  • dishonor
  • criticize

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)

7. advance

verb. ['ədˈvæns'] cause to move forward.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • move
  • bring forward

Antonyms

  • leave
  • arrive
  • claim
  • begin

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)

8. advance

verb. ['ədˈvæns'] obtain advantages, such as points, etc..

Synonyms

  • tally
  • score
  • gain
  • rack up
  • steal
  • pull ahead
  • hit
  • win
  • get ahead
  • make headway

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • move in
  • move out
  • rest

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)

9. advance

verb. ['ədˈvæns'] develop in a positive way.

Synonyms

  • progress
  • leapfrog
  • get on
  • develop
  • shape up
  • climb
  • come along
  • come on

Antonyms

  • precede
  • rush
  • converge
  • enter

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)

10. advance

verb. ['ədˈvæns'] develop further.

Synonyms

  • amend
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • ameliorate

Antonyms

  • raise
  • pull
  • unwind
  • arrange

Etymology

  • avancer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • abante (Latin)
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