(As a verb)
Advance ( verb )
- To move forward or onward.
- To make progress or increase.
- To improve or develop.
- To promote or make something happen.
- To bring something forward in time or space.
Late middle english: from old french avancer, from latin ad- "towards" + avans "ahead".
- The company is advancing new technology.
- He advanced to the next round of the tournament.
- She advanced her career through hard work.
- The army advanced on the enemy.
- The scientist advanced a new theory.
(As a noun)
Advance ( noun )
- The act of advancing or moving forward.
- The state of being advanced or progressed.
- An improvement or development.
- A promotion or increase in rank or status.
- A sum of money paid before it is due.
Late middle english: from old french avance, from avancer "advance".
- The advance of technology has been rapid.
- The company made an advance in its research.
- He received an advance on his salary.
- The advance of the army was slowed by the rough terrain.
- The advance in medical treatments has been remarkable.
Some random words: responsive, bank, herniation