View definitions for advancing


adjective as in approaching

adjective as in broadening

adjective as in continuing

adjective as in increasing

adjective as in maturing

adjective as in nearing

adjective as in oncoming

adjective as in revolutionary

adjective as in rising

adjective as in underway

noun as in suggesting

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Example Sentences

“We can help address the widespread inequities in our communities by providing students with the resources they need for future employment and advancing economic mobility,” said Sabina Kelly, Greater Maryland market president for Bank of America.

The first round of baking the pumpkins can be done up to three days in advance.

This winter, reservations will be required—book a month in advance if you can, as spots will fill up quickly.

Along with Stephen Curry and Draymond Green, Thompson is a part of Golden State’s homegrown core that won three championships and advanced to five straight Finals from 2015 to 2019.

The zoo has reduced capacity by 33 percent, and guests must purchase the $35 tickets in advance online.

There is a sense of grandeur in the idea that paying heavily is a means of advancing knowledge.

Meanwhile, thousands of refugees were pushed into Kisangani by the advancing rebels.

But it stops short of advancing economic redress and opportunity.

With women being blocked in these ways from advancing in their careers, no wonder inequality persists.

One theory holds that Gedi was deserted to avoid the advancing nomadic Galla tribe coming from Somalia.

Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.

He was still at breakfast, and advancing slowly in the meal, like a gentleman whose breakfast was his greatest care in life.

We spurred across the plain to the mouth of a deep, wooded defile, through which the Prussian grand corps d'armée were advancing.

As it was he had to press Nejdi into a fast gallop before he could clear the left wing of the advancing army.

The pock-marked ridges in the distance are covered with the advancing waves of field-grey forms.


On this page you'll find 640 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to advancing, such as: combative, contentious, destructive, intrusive, threatening, and antipathetic.

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