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See definition of progresses on Dictionary.com
  • nounadvancement, gain
  • verbmove forward
  • verbimprove, advance

synonyms for progresses

  • advance
  • breakthrough
  • development
  • evolution
  • growth
  • headway
  • improvement
  • increase
  • momentum
  • movement
  • pace
  • process
  • rise
  • stride
  • amelioration
  • betterment
  • boost
  • break
  • buildup
  • course
  • dash
  • expedition
  • flowering
  • hike
  • impetus
  • journey
  • lunge
  • march
  • motion
  • passage
  • procession
  • proficiency
  • progression
  • promotion
  • rate
  • tour
  • unfolding
  • voyage
  • way
  • anabasis
  • evolvement
  • ongoing
  • step forward

antonyms for progresses

MOST RELEVANT
  • block
  • decline
  • decrease
  • diminishment
  • failure
  • halt
  • stagnation
  • stoppage
  • worsening
  • hindrance
  • whole
  • deterioration
  • retreat
  • retrogression
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How to use progresses in a sentence

Primary anemia is that which progresses without apparent cause.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
As civilization progresses and new inventions are created, the demand for natural resources will increase.
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The dinner, as it progresses, assumes the air of a big family party of good bohemians.
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From this state it progresses by successive stages, each of which has some relation in form to a lower class.
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The work progresses very slowly, and does not turn out well.
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This dementia progresses until finally there is a state of almost complete obliteration of the mental faculties.
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He believed that the human race progresses in religion equally with its progress in all other knowledge.
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This primitive communism generally disappears as the tribe progresses.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
She said to Selina: 'We must plan an expedition next year or the year after, and see how the school progresses.'
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
This I fear, as time progresses, will be the fate of many of the compounds that now adorn this part of the city.
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