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advancing, present participle; advanced, past participle; advanced, past tense; advances, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Done, sent, or supplied beforehand
    • - advance notice
    • - advance payment
  1. Move forward, typically in a purposeful way
    • - the troops advanced on the capital
    • - she stood up and advanced toward him
  2. Make progress
    • - our knowledge is advancing all the time
  3. Cause (an event) to occur at an earlier date than planned
    • - I advanced the date of the meeting by several weeks
  4. Promote or help the progress of (a person, cause, or plan)
    • - it was a chance to advance his own interests
  5. Put forward (a theory or suggestion)
    • - the hypothesis I wish to advance in this article
  6. (esp. of shares of stock) Increase in price
    • - two stocks advanced for every one that fell
  7. Lend (money) to (someone)
    • - the bank advanced them a loan
  8. Pay (money) to (someone) before it is due
    • - he advanced me a month's salary
  1. A forward movement
    • - the rebels' advance on Madrid was well under way
    • - the advance of civilization
  2. A development or improvement
    • - genuine advances in engineering techniques
    • - decades of great scientific advance
  3. An increase or rise in amount, value, or price
    • - bond prices posted vigorous advances
  4. An amount of money paid before it is due or for work only partly completed
    • - the author was paid a $250,000 advance
    • - I asked for an advance on next month's salary
  5. A loan
    • - an advance from the bank
  6. An approach made to someone, typically with the aim of initiating a sexual encounter
    • - women accused him of making improper advances

  1. advance(a): being ahead of time or need; "gave advance warning"; "was beforehand with her report"
  2. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
  3. progress: a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"
  4. advance(a): situated ahead or going before; "an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"
  5. bring forward for consideration or acceptance; "advance an argument"
  6. improvement: a change for the better; progress in development
  7. Advance (1903) The Advance was a diesel powered wooden carvel schooner built in 1903 at Kaipara, that was wrecked at Wreck Bay, New South Wales in 1915.
  8. Lines in My Face is the third commercially released album from Chronic Future. It features the hit single "Time and Time Again", and has a range of themes in the tracks involving the Golden Era of the radio, New York City, and friendships. ...
  9. USS Advance (1862), later known as the USS Frolic, was a blockade runner captured by the Union Navy during the closing years of the American Civil War. ...
  10. The Advance was an English tricar producing 6 hp (4.5 kW) offered from 1902 to 1912 by a Northampton motorcycle manufacturer.
  11. Advance is the second album by the British techno act LFO, originally released on Warp Records in 1996.
  12. Advance is a certified, independent trade union affiliated to the TUC representing workers within the bank Santander a UK subsidiary of Banco Santander. Formerly the union was known as The Abbey National Group Union (ANGU). ...
  13. A forward move; An amount of money or credit, especially given as a loan, or paid before it is due; An opening approach or overture, especially of an unwelcome or sexual nature; To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to make to go on; To raise to a higher rank; to promote; To ...
  14. (advanced) At or close to the state of the art; Enhanced; Having moved forward in time or space (e.g. advanced ignition timing); In a late stage of development; greatly developed beyond an initial stage; Pronounced farther to the front of the vocal tract
  15. (Advanced) A level of attainment where the learner has mastered most of the structures and functions of the language and is able to move freely through several registers - there may be a working vocabulary of in excess of 3000 words. ...
  16. (Advanced) When referring to dungeons, it is the advanced version of the dungeon. Ex: Ciar Advanced or Alby Advanced. When referring to magic spells, it is either Fireball, Ice Spear, or Thunder. When referring to part-time jobs, it is the group of most difficult tasks offered by an NPC. ...
  17. (ADVANCED) If you are advanced in the world of digital imaging, and would like to exercise greater control in the final reproduction of your image, including final sizing and sharpening, we welcome the collaborative relationship. ...
  18. (Advanced) A dancer with the ability to perform intricate moves and patterns and improvise freely within them. See Difficulty Level.
  19. (Advanced) Ability to execute simple and difficult stitches in the technique is required. The student should also have knowledge of color and design which will allow for exploration and creativity.
  20. (Advanced) Appears in: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
  21. (Advanced) Engineering Mathematics, 7 edition
  22. (Advanced) One of the three NAEP achievement levels, denoting superior performance at each grade assessed. See each NAEP subject for a detailed description of what students should know and be able to do at grade 4, 8, or 12 at the Advanced level. ...
  23. (Advanced) Reading Copy – A copy for reviewers and/or booksellers, usually bound in paperwraps and usually with either the finished cover art or possibly trial cover art. Generally, this copy is as it will appear in the stores and differs from the Uncorrected Proof.
  24. (Advanced) The camshaft timing is advanced. Usually done with the timing gears or timing chain. Advancing the cam can make the cam appear a little smaller to any given engine. Advancing the cam makes the peak cylinder pressures [bmep] occur earlier in the rpm range. ...
  25. (Advanced) These classes are conceptual in nature and designed to encourage your credit union to consider the possibilities of not only the software but key credit union management concepts.