Definitions for advancingly
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ad•vanceædˈvæns, -ˈvɑns(v.; n.; adj.)-vanced, -vanc•ing
(v.t.)to move or bring forward in position.
to bring into consideration; suggest; propose:
to advance reasons for a tax cut.
to further the development, progress, or prospects of; forward:
to advance one's interests.
to raise in rank; promote.
to raise in rate or amount; increase.
to bring forward in time; accelerate:
to advance a deadline.
to furnish or supply (money or goods) on credit.
to schedule at a later time or date.
(v.i.)to move or go forward; proceed.
to increase in quantity, value, price, etc.
to improve or make progress.
to grow or rise in importance, status, etc.
(n.)a forward movement:
the advance of the troops.
a development showing progress; step forward; improvement.
improvement; promotion; advancement.
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
a rise in price, value, etc.
a furnishing of something before an equivalent is received: the money or goods thus furnished.
an advance on one's salary.
news copy, a press release, etc., prepared before the event it describes has occurred.
publicity done before the appearance of a noted person, the opening of a theatrical performance, etc.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
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.
(adj.)going or placed before:
an advance guard.
made, given, or issued ahead of time:
an advance payment; an advance copy of a speech.
Idioms for advance:
in advance, beforehand:
Get your tickets in advance.
Origin of advance:
1200–50; < AF, OF avanc(i)er < VL *abantiāre, v. der. of LL abante in front (of)
in an advancing manner