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Progress

noun

1) A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance

2) In actual space, as the progress of a ship, carriage, etc.

3) In the growth of an animal or plant; increase.

4) In business of any kind; as, the progress of a negotiation; the progress of art.

5) In knowledge; in proficiency; as, the progress of a child at school.

6) Toward ideal completeness or perfection in respect of quality or condition; -- applied to individuals, communities, or the race; as, social, moral, religious, or political progress.

7) A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a sovereign through parts of his own dominions.

v. i.

1) To make progress; to move forward in space; to continue onward in course; to proceed; to advance; to go on; as, railroads are progressing.

2) To make improvement; to advance.

v. t.

1) To make progress in; to pass through.

Example Sentences for

Progress

1) Yes, he had followed me in my travels; he had loitered in forests, hid himself in caves, or taken refuge in wide and desert heaths; and he now came to mark my Progress and claim the fulfillment of my promise.
2) The bulk of the Central Committee report delivered at the opening session of the congress by the general secretary discussed the economic and social Progress made during the five years since the ninth Congress
3) When I do a business plan, I overestimate costs and underestimate my profit to create a buffer, just in case the business doesn't Progress as well as I hope it will.
4) Back in the seventies, some people felt that technological Progress was so rapid that people, normal people, couldn't cope with it; that they wouldn't have time to get used to the present before the future was upon them.
5) History is a futile cycle of violence and savagery, Progress is a chimera, civilization is a higher form of barbarism, and egoism is the underlying truth of human conduct.
6) When she reached the more wealthy quarter of the town, the streets were comparatively deserted; and here her headlong Progress excited a still greater curiosity in the stragglers whom she hurried past.
7) Edge was added to the match while it was in Progress , and pinned Triple H to win the match
8) Ives, that Progress is presented as a very real movement.
9) It was quite some moments ere either moved, for both were positive that any such attempt would reveal so many breaks and fractures as to make further Progress impossible.
10) There are those old-fashioned radicals who believe it desirable that everyone should make Progress towards social justice; but there are also those who, distrusting such tedious grand narratives, might think it preferable to leave some groups behind in the political Stone Age, just for the sake of difference and plurality.
11) Dare you make it the business of your whole life to overturn these prejudices, and to promote among mankind that spirit of universal benevolence which shall render them all equals, all brothers, all stripped of their artificial and false wants, all participating the labour requisite to produce the necessaries of life, and all combining in one universal effort of mind, for the Progress of knowledge, the destruction of error, and the spreading of eternal truth? (p 172) There are many things to notice in this most interesting lover's lecture, but what must gall Clifton most would be the remarks 102 SOCIAL PROTEST on rank and equality.
12) Like the Ireland which he refuses to serve, Stephen will Progress from victim to rebel.
13) As I applied so closely, it may be easily conceived that my Progress was rapid.
14) From this point on, as radical hopes are baffled and the British economy moves into steep decline, there will be little talk of Progress in the English novel.
15) Indeed, the worthy gentleman, stimulated perhaps by the immediate prospect of being on active service, was in great spirits and good humour; in proof whereof, it may be here remarked, that he humourously drank all the beer at a draught, and did not utter, on a rough calculation, more than four-score oaths during the whole Progress of the meal.
16) Charlotte’s narratives tend to unfold in a straighforward linear way, reflecting the Progress of the protagonist; Wuthering Heights reveals a more convoluted relation between past and present, Progress and regression, the time-scheme of a narrator and the time-schemes of which he or she speaks.
17) After Ypres and the Somme, there is less callow talk of reason, Progress and civility.
18) Indeed, the worthy gentleman, stimulated perhaps by the immediate prospect of being on active service, was in great spirits and good humour; in proof whereof, it may be here remarked, that he humourously drank all the beer at a draught, and did not utter, on a rough calculation, more than four-score oaths during the whole Progress of the meal.
19) Hermsprong finds that the Progress of human civilization has not resulted in the overall improvement of human happiness, but that, on the contrary, HERMSPRONG 209 civilization has created unnatural desires that leave civilized men forever dissatisfied.
20) It is just that such Progress must build on the past without breaking with it, which is how Eliot sees evolution in general as taking place.
21) Moslemism was, is, and always will be, a blight on that scientific Progress which has marked—‘ ‘Bless me!
22) He applied himself, with redoubled assiduity, to the instructions of the white-headed old gentleman, and laboured so hard that his quick Progress surprised even himself.
23) An uncharitable way of describing Jim’s Progress from being the betrayer of the Patna to the colonialist master of Patusan is that he atones for selling out one group of non-Western people by lording it over another.
24) His design was to visit India, in the belief that he had in his knowledge of its various languages, and in the views he had taken of its society, the means of materially assisting the Progress of European colonization and trade.
25) Every human being is a work in Progress that is slowly but inexorably moving toward perfection.
26) After Ypres and the Somme, there is less callow talk of reason, Progress and civility.
27) You minutely described in these papers every step you took in the Progress of your work; this history was mingled with accounts of domestic occurrences.
28) After Mr Losberne had fixed a day for his departure to Chertsey, these symptoms increased; and it became evident that something was in Progress which affected the peace of the young lady, and of somebody else besides.
29) I was aware also that I should often lose all self-command, all capacity of hiding the harrowing sensations that would possess me during the Progress of my unearthly occupation.
30) I asked Charlie to measure the enemy's Progress and try to give us an accurate count-down, then sat at my desk and pulled out a pad, to diagram Brill's arrangement and see whether I could improve on it.