alphabet

Advance

Definition of advance:

part of speech: verb

To put forward, or to the van: to promote to a higher office: to encourage the progress of: to propose: to supply beforehand.

part of speech: verb

To move or go forward: to make progress: to rise in rank.

part of speech: verb

To move forward; to rise in rank or price.

part of speech: noun

Progress: improvement : a giving beforehand.

part of speech: adjective

Being or occurring before; as, an advance sale of tickets.

part of speech: verb

To put forward; to increase; to offer; to pay before hand.

part of speech: verb

To go forward.

part of speech: noun

A moving forward; improvement; an addition to or rise in value; an approach, as toward acquaintance: usually in plural; a loan; a supplying of money beforehand.

part of speech: verb

To cause to go forward; to propose; as, to advance an opinion; to increase; as, to advance prices; to further; as, to advance a cause; to lend or supply, as money, beforehand.

part of speech: noun

Forward motion or condition; improvement; payment beforehand; rise in rank or price.

Usage examples for advance:

  • To help you, I pay you in advance "Roderick Hudson", Henry James.
  • Let us now advance "The History of Napoleon Buonaparte", John Gibson Lockhart.
  • You can get an advance at the store. "Down the Slope", James Otis.
  • We advance for Goldsboro at daylight to- morrow. "Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboro (North Carolina) expedition, December, 1862", W. W. Howe.