1. A movement forward (synset 107459865)
    "he listened for the progress of the troops"
  2. A change for the better;
    Progress in development (synset 107371988)
  3. A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others (synset 107179000)
    "she rejected his advances"
  4. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal) (synset 100282894)
  5. An amount paid before it is earned (synset 113397064)
  6. Increase in price or value (synset 100365086)
    "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
  1. Being ahead of time or need (synset 300817484)
    "gave advance warning"; "was beforehand with her report"
  2. Situated ahead or going before (synset 300199975)
    "an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"
  1. Move forward, also in the metaphorical sense (synset 201996535)
    "Time marches on"
  2. Bring forward for consideration or acceptance (synset 200877337)
    "advance an argument"
  3. Increase or raise (synset 200498142)
    "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
  4. Contribute to the progress or growth of (synset 202560630)
    "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
  5. Cause to move forward (synset 201997958)
    "Can you move the car seat forward?"
  6. Obtain advantages, such as points, etc. (synset 201113439)
    "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"; "win points"
  7. Develop in a positive way (synset 200249545)
    "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
  8. Develop further (synset 200559448)
    "We are advancing technology every day"
  9. Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position (synset 202402779)
    "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
  10. Pay in advance (synset 202288794)
    "Can you advance me some money?"
  11. Move forward (synset 201998320)
    "we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"
  12. Rise in rate or price (synset 200158030)
    "The stock market gained 24 points today"

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