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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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Rhymes with 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

Sentences with progressive-tense


1. Noun Phrase
Change the past perfect progressive tense to the present perfect progressive tense.

2. Noun Phrase
Also known as present continuous tense, present progressive tense is used to denote action that is continuous.

3. Noun Phrase
To form the progressive tense, use a form of the verb "to be."

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. progressive

noun. ['prəˈgrɛsɪv'] a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going.

Synonyms

  • present progressive
  • present progressive tense
  • tense
  • future progressive tense
  • imperfect tense
  • imperfect
  • continuous tense
  • past progressive
  • future progressive
  • progressive tense

Antonyms

  • low-tech
  • noncivilized
  • retarded
  • low

5. progressive

adjective. ['prəˈgrɛsɪv'] (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases.

Antonyms

  • middle

6. progressive

noun. ['prəˈgrɛsɪv'] a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties.

Synonyms

  • grownup
  • liberal
  • armchair liberal
  • latitudinarian
  • adult
  • pluralist
  • liberalist
  • neoliberal

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • unfashionable
  • old style
  • fixed-width font

7. progressive

adjective. ['prəˈgrɛsɪv'] (of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position.

Antonyms

  • nonmodern

8. 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)

9. tense

adjective. ['ˈtɛns'] pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat').

Antonyms

  • wireless

Etymology

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

10. tense

verb. ['ˈtɛns'] increase the tension on.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • passionless
  • unawakened

Etymology

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