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in progress

[ noun prog-res, -ruhs or, esp. British, proh-gres; verb pruh-gres ]SEE DEFINITION OF in progress
  • as inongoing
  • as inbegun
  • as inunderway
  • as incurrent

Synonyms for in progress

  • continuing
  • current
  • growing
  • open-ended
  • successful
  • advancing
  • developing
  • evolving
  • extant
  • heading
  • in process
  • marching
  • progressing
  • unfinished
  • unfolding
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Antonyms for in progress

  • incontinuous
  • infrequent
  • intermittent
  • stopping
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WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "a going on, action of walking forward," from Old French progres (Modern French progrès), from Latin progressus "a going forward," from past participle of progredi (see progression).

In early use in English especially "a state journey by royalty." Figurative sense of "growth, development, advancement to higher stages" is from c.1600. To be in progress "underway" is attested by 1849. Progress report attested by 1865.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IN PROGRESS

begun

adjectivestarted
  • going
  • happening
  • in motion
  • in process
  • in progress
  • initiated
  • operational
  • operative
  • proceeding
  • under way
  • working
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