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[ pruh-gresh-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF progression

Synonyms for progression

  • advancement
  • breakthrough
  • evolution
  • advance
  • amelioration
  • betterment
  • boost
  • break
  • development
  • furtherance
  • growth
  • headway
  • improvement
  • promotion
  • evolvement
  • forward march
  • getting ahead
  • giant strides
  • going forward
  • step forward
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Antonyms for progression

  • halt
  • stoppage
  • block
  • decline
  • decrease
  • failure
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • stagnation
  • worsening
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROGRESSION

There is a progression by antagonism of two opposite aspects of philosophy.

But how happen there to be such evidences of progression as exist?

It was the most comfortable method of progression that I had ever known.

Its mode of progression was in the highest degree unsightly.

Progression is the increase of the proportion of the effort to the result.

Only when the circle was opened was a sense of progression ascertained.

Induction, says Aristotle, is "the progression from singulars to universals."

The opposite of this has been the history of Mr. Hardy's progression.

No matter how closely pursued, it never alters this mode of progression.

In fact, it is like the progression from nothing to something.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "action of moving from one condition to another," from Old French progression and directly from Latin progressionem (nominative progressio) "a going forward, advancement, growth, increase," noun of action from past participle stem of progredi "go forward," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + gradi "to step, walk," from gradus "step" (see grade (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROGRESSION

advance

nounforward movement
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advances

nounforward movement
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