Synonyms for progress


1. advancement, progress, development
usage: gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
2. progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, motion, movement, move
usage: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
3. progress, progression, advance, change of location, travel
usage: a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"


1. progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up, develop
usage: develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
2. advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
3. build up, work up, build, progress, develop
usage: form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
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