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1. progressive

adjective. ['prəˈgrɛsɪv'] favoring or promoting reform (often by government action).

Synonyms

  • reform-minded
  • reformist

Antonyms

  • aft
  • back
  • unoriginal

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Words that Rhyme with Past Progressive Tense

  • misrepresents
  • nondefense
  • commonsense
  • suspense
  • pretense
  • expense
  • dispense
  • condense
  • intense
  • incense
  • defense
  • defence
  • commence
  • whence
  • spens
  • spence
  • offense
  • immense
  • ferenc
  • thence
  • sense
  • pense
  • pence
  • hense
  • hence
  • fence
  • dense
  • cents
  • bence

2. progressive

adjective. ['prəˈgrɛsɪv'] favoring or promoting progress.

Synonyms

  • modernized
  • forward-moving
  • forward
  • forward-looking
  • state-of-the-art
  • innovative
  • modern
  • advanced
  • industrial
  • modernised

Antonyms

  • nonindustrial
  • backward
  • early
  • old

3. progressive

adjective. ['prəˈgrɛsɪv'] gradually advancing in extent.

Antonyms

  • noncurrent

4. tense

noun. ['ˈtɛns'] a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time.

Synonyms

  • imperfect tense
  • present
  • past tense
  • progressive
  • imperfect
  • continuous tense
  • grammatical category
  • syntactic category
  • perfect
  • perfective
  • present tense
  • progressive tense
  • perfect tense
  • perfective tense
  • future tense
  • future
  • past

Antonyms

  • quiet
  • unexcited
  • patient
  • composed

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

5. past

noun. ['ˈpæst'] the time that has elapsed.

Synonyms

  • yesterday
  • yore
  • old times
  • langsyne
  • good old days
  • history
  • old
  • bygone
  • yesteryear
  • auld langsyne
  • time out of mind
  • time
  • past times
  • water under the bridge

Antonyms

  • old
  • early
  • punctual
  • living

6. past

adjective. ['ˈpæst'] earlier than the present time; no longer current.

Synonyms

  • agone
  • one-time
  • sometime
  • quondam
  • outgoing
  • medieval
  • former
  • prehistoric
  • gone
  • ultimo
  • chivalric
  • previous
  • recent
  • late
  • then
  • departed
  • bypast
  • historic
  • ago
  • olden
  • ancient
  • knightly
  • prehistorical
  • timing
  • old
  • other
  • last
  • noncurrent
  • onetime
  • early
  • ult
  • foregone
  • bygone
  • historical

Antonyms

  • incoming
  • current
  • future
  • present

7. past

adverb. ['ˈpæst'] so as to pass a given point.

Antonyms

  • alive

8. past

noun. ['ˈpæst'] a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret).

Synonyms

  • life
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • young
  • discourteous
  • lateness
  • unseasonableness

9. past

adjective. ['ˈpæst'] of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office.

Synonyms

  • outgoing
  • retiring

Antonyms

  • unsociable
  • modern
  • latter

10. past

noun. ['ˈpæst'] a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past.

Synonyms

  • preterite
  • preterit
  • tense

Antonyms

  • found
  • succeeding
  • middle
  • late

Example sentences of the word past-progressive-tense


1. Noun Phrase
The four possible tenses are simple past, which is most common, followed by past progressive tense, past perfect tense, and a combination of both of those, past perfect progressive tense.

2. Noun Phrase
For example, changing "I was smiling" to "I am smiling" will change the past progressive tense to present progressive tense.

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