Thesaurus / make advances

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The Bank had agreed to make advances on goods to be imported by the firm in exchange for the firmʼs acceptances.

For there are few men in the world who make advances where there is no encouragement.

Ernest Maltravers, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

I was not worthy of that lady; when I was defeated in fair field, I presumed to make advances through her maid.

He was jealous, jealous to hot anger, at being neglected, but could not bring himself to make advances to his own son.

John CaldigateAnthony Trollope

I beg pardon, said I,—Too-too ready to make advances, I am always subjecting myself to contempts.

Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)Samuel Richardson

There is a desire to bring France back to the concert of Europe, a readiness to make advances and to seek means and opportunity.

The bank was shy, and would not make advances; and they had nothing in hand for wages.

Sometimes we make advances on securities, but only on treasury bonds.

Readings in Money and BankingChester Arthur Phillips

Hence, they feel backward, and will not make advances toward the good for fear of being slighted.

Frank was in the room, but Squire Haynes did not deign to notice him, nor did Frank choose to make advances.

Frank's CampaignHoratio Alger, Jr.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORDS RELATED TO MAKE ADVANCES

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