Definitions for advancingly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•vanceædˈvæns, -ˈvɑns(v.; n.; adj.)-vanced, -vanc•ing

  1. (v.t.)to move or bring forward in position.

  2. to bring into consideration; suggest; propose:

    to advance reasons for a tax cut.

  3. to further the development, progress, or prospects of; forward:

    to advance one's interests.

  4. to raise in rank; promote.

  5. to raise in rate or amount; increase.

  6. to bring forward in time; accelerate:

    to advance a deadline.

  7. to furnish or supply (money or goods) on credit.

  8. to schedule at a later time or date.

  9. (v.i.)to move or go forward; proceed.

  10. to increase in quantity, value, price, etc.

  11. to improve or make progress.

  12. to grow or rise in importance, status, etc.

  13. (n.)a forward movement:

    the advance of the troops.

  14. a development showing progress; step forward; improvement.

  15. improvement; promotion; advancement.

  16. Usu., advances. attempts at forming an acquaintanceship, reaching an agreement, etc., made by one party; overtures. actions or words intended to be sexually inviting.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  17. a rise in price, value, etc.

    Category: Business

  18. a furnishing of something before an equivalent is received: the money or goods thus furnished.

    an advance on one's salary.

    Category: Business

  19. news copy, a press release, etc., prepared before the event it describes has occurred.

    Category: Journalism

  20. publicity done before the appearance of a noted person, the opening of a theatrical performance, etc.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  21. an adjustment made in the setting of the distributor of an internal-combustion engine to generate the spark for ignition in each cylinder earlier in the cycle.

    Category: Automotive

  22. (adj.)going or placed before:

    an advance guard.

  23. made, given, or issued ahead of time:

    an advance payment; an advance copy of a speech.

Idioms for advance:

  1. in advance, beforehand:

    Get your tickets in advance.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of advance:

1200–50; < AF, OF avanc(i)er < VL *abantiāre, v. der. of LL abante in front (of)



  1. advancingly(Adverb)

    in an advancing manner


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