4. Motion with reference to direction

[Motion forward; progressive motion] Progression.

[Antonyms: regression.]

[Nouns] progress, progression, progressiveness; advancing; advance, advancement; ongoing; flood, tide, headway; march [more]; rise; improvement [more].

[Verbs] advance; proceed, progress; get on, get along, get over the ground; gain ground; forge ahead; jog on, rub on, wag on; go with the stream; keep one�s course, hold on one's course; go on, move on, come one, get on, pass on, push on, press on, go forward, move forward, come forward, get forward, pass forward, push forward, press forward, go forwards, move forwards, come forwards, get forwards, pass forwards, push forwards, press forwards, go ahead, move ahead, come ahead, get ahead, pass ahead, push ahead, press ahead; make one's way, work one's way, carve one's way, push one's way, force one's way, edge one's way, elbow one's way; make progress, make head, make way, make headway, make advances, make strides, make rapid strides (velocity) [more]; go ahead, shoot ahead; distance; make up leeway.

[Adjectives] advancing; progressive, profluent; advanced.

[Adverbs] forward, onward; forth, on, ahead, under way, en route for, on one's way, on the way, on the road, on the high road, on the road to; in progress; in mid-progress; in transitu [more].

[Phrases] vestigia nulla retrorsum; "westward the course of empire takes its way" [Berkeley].

Copyright © 2016 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About Term Privacy Careers Apps Feedback