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advance

noun: a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"

noun: a change for the better; progress in development

noun: a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"

noun: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

noun: an amount paid before it is earned

noun: increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"

verb: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"

verb: bring forward for consideration or acceptance; "advance an argument"

verb: increase or raise; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"

verb: contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"

verb: cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?"

verb: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"

verb: develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"

verb: develop further; "We are advancing technology every day"

verb: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"

verb: pay in advance; "Can you advance me some money?"

verb: move forward; "we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"

verb: rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"

adj: being ahead of time or need; "gave advance warning"; "was beforehand with her report"

adj: situated ahead or going before; "an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"


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advance

Length: 7 letters

Scrabble value: 13

Words with Friends value: 16

Literati value: 10

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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