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adjective as in ahead in position or time

noun as in forward movement

noun as in money given beforehand

verb as in give money beforehand

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Last week, the Senate GOP tried to advance a relief package that was a mere fraction of what House Democrats have demanded, ringing in at just around $300 billion in new spending.

Structural reforms designed to advance political equality are also a viable legislative agenda in terms of public opinion.

From Vox

That means supporting the small businesses that fuel our economy, advancing racial equity across our economic system, and creating millions of good-paying jobs.

The moves sparked hopes that a political process leading to peace could advance.

From Ozy

Yet progress continues apace and advances are expected in the coming months.

From Fortune

And Epstein continues to steer money toward universities to advance scientific research.

All the slots for arrivals and departures are allocated months in advance.

This can also be prepared a few days in advance and stored, covered, in the fridge.

We may never know the full amount that the Kochs or other outside spenders donate to advance anti-union legislation.

Admission is free, but by invitation only, and advance RSVP is required.

Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.

One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.

So strained became the relations between them, that for the last part of the advance they no longer met at meals.

The rebels wished to advance from Lutao, but were kept back by the fire from the gunboat Maria Cristina.

One, a man of distinguished looks and military bearing, was a little in advance of the other two.

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On this page you'll find 568 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to advance, such as: first, forward, leading, prior, beforehand, and earlier.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.