farther along in physical or mental development
"the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'"; "children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average"
comparatively late in a course of development
"the illness had reached an advanced stage"; "an advanced state of exhaustion"
advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern(adj)
ahead of the times
"the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?"
at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill
"an advanced degree"; "an advanced text in physics"; "special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University"
ahead in development; complex or intricate
"advanced technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"
far along in time
"a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90"
(of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry
"advanced societies"; "an advanced country technologically"
advance(a), advanced(a), in advance(p)(adj)
situated ahead or going before
"an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"
At or close to the state of the art.
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.
in the van or front
in the front or before others, as regards progress or ideas; as, advanced opinions, advanced thinkers
far on in life or time
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'advanced' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2988
Rank popularity for the word 'advanced' in Adjectives Frequency: #410
The numerical value of advanced in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of advanced in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
In these last two or three weeks, we have advanced much more than we had advanced in nearly the last six months, in the last year.
Time has been transformed, and we have changed it has advanced and set us in motion it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration.
Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
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