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advance
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 18
3. Improvement or progression, physically, mentally, morally, or socially; as, an advance in health, knowledge, or religion; an advance in rank or office.
4. An addition to the price; rise in price or value; as, an advance on the prime cost of goods.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To move or go forward; to proceed; as, he advanced to greet me.
2. To increase or make progress in any respect; as, to advance in knowledge, in stature, in years, in price.
3. To rise in rank, office, or consequence; to be preferred or promoted.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To raise to a higher rank; to promote.
4. To accelerate the growth or progress; to further; to forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten; as, to advance the ripening of fruit; to advance one's interests.
5. To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show; as, to advance an argument.
6. To make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten.
8. To raise to a higher point; to enhance; to raise in rate; as, to advance the price of goods.
9. To extol; to laud.
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