advancing[ ad-vans, -vahns ]SEE DEFINITION OF advancing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADVANCING
Only in one respect does he show any trace of advancing years.
Advancing these ideals is the mission that created our Nation.
His eyes were caught by a figure, the figure of Cassidy, advancing there in the corridor.
The infantry in advancing could only attack on a front of 600 yards.
Now the four remaining Dyaks were advancing upon the two men.
All the pyramids are becoming a little faint as the twilight is advancing.
The cavalry were advancing in a field, but they were yet held back to a slow walk.
He turned the knob and entered, advancing to the middle of the dingy room.
"I am off, Jenkins," said Roland, advancing and bending over the bed.
Well, gentlemen of the burgher guard, what are you advancing for, and what do you wish?
c.1300, "boasting, ostentation," from advance (v.). Early 15c. as "advancement in rank, wealth, etc." Advances "amorous overtures" is from 1706.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ADVANCING
- about to happen
- almost on one
- at hand
- drawing near
- en route
- gaining upon
- getting near
- in prospect
- in store
- in the offing
- in the wind
- in view
- running after
- to be
- left of center