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1. progression

noun. ['prəˈgrɛʃən'] a series with a definite pattern of advance.

Synonyms

  • geometric progression
  • arithmetic progression
  • series
  • patterned advance

Antonyms

  • boo
  • moving
  • motionlessness
  • nonmoving

Etymology

  • progression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Progression

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession

Example sentences of the word progression


1. Noun, singular or mass
Yoga may help improve the pain of arthritis and slow the progression of the disease.

Quotes containing the word progression


1. People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff.
- Steven Moffat

2. I was a precocious only child, and then I went through a fat, awkward stage for several years, so I learned to fall back on my humor and personality when I was growing up. It's how you survive, so I think it was more of a natural progression for me, developing into comedy.
- Ari Graynor

3. Most men either compromise or drop their greatest talents and start running after, what they perceive to be, a more reasonable success, and somewhere in between they end up with a discontented settlement. Safety is indeed stability, but it is not progression.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. progression

noun. ['prəˈgrɛʃən'] the act of moving forward (as toward a goal).

Synonyms

  • progress
  • advancement
  • forward motion
  • onward motion
  • leapfrog
  • march
  • plain sailing
  • easy going
  • movement
  • motion
  • clear sailing
  • procession
  • move
  • life history
  • career
  • advance

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • criticize
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • progression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. progression

noun. ['prəˈgrɛʃən'] a movement forward.

Synonyms

  • head
  • change of location
  • headway
  • travel
  • advance

Antonyms

  • regress
  • discouragement
  • ride
  • closing

Etymology

  • progression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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