Synonyms for (noun) progress

Synonyms: advancement, progress

Definition: gradual improvement or growth or development

Usage: advancement of knowledge; great progress in the arts

Similar words: development

Definition: act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining

Usage: he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency; they funded research and development


Synonyms: forward motion, procession, progress, progression, onward motion, advance, advancement

Definition: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

Similar words: motion, move, movement

Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another

Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path


Synonyms: advance, progress, progression

Definition: a movement forward

Usage: he listened for the progress of the troops

Similar words: change of location, travel

Definition: a movement through space that changes the location of something

Synonyms for (verb) progress

Synonyms: advance, get along, get on, progress, come along, come on, shape up

Definition: develop in a positive way

Usage: He progressed well in school; My plants are coming along; Plans are shaping up

Similar words: develop

Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time


Synonyms: work up, progress, build, build up

Definition: form or accumulate steadily

Usage: Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly; Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border

Similar words: develop

Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time


Synonyms: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on

Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

Usage: Time marches on

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast