Definitions and translations for "advance"

Definition of advance

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To bring forward; to move towards the front; to make to go on.
2. To raise; to elevate.
They ... advanced their eyelids. — Shakespeare
3. To raise to a higher rank; to promote.
4. To accelerate the growth or progress of; to further; to forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten.
To advance the ripening of fruit
To advance one's interests
5. To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show.
To advance an argument
6. To make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten.
7. To furnish, as money or other value, before it becomes due, or in aid of an enterprise; to supply beforehand.
Merchants often advance money on a contract or on goods consigned to them.
8. To raise to a higher point; to enhance; to raise in rate.
To advance the price of goods
9. To move forwards, to approach.
He rose from his chair and advanced to greet me.
10. To extol; to laud.
Noun
11. A forward move; improvement or progression.
An advance in health or knowledge
An advance in rank or office
12. An amount of money or credit, especially given as a loan, or paid before it is due; an advancement.
13. An addition to the price; rise in price or value.
An advance on the prime cost of goods
14. An opening approach or overture, especially of an unwelcome or sexual nature.
Adjective
15. Completed before need or a milestone event.
He made an advance payment on the prior shipment to show good faith.
16. Preceding.
The advance man came a month before the candidate.
17. Forward.
The scouts found a site for an advance base.
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English - English - advance

Pronunciation
n. forward movement, progress; modernization; promotion; amount or payment of money given before it is due
v. progress, move forward; promote; propose, suggest; make a payment before it is due
adj. beforehand

English - Spanish - advance

Pronunciation
s. avance, adelanto, anticipamiento, anticipo, evolución, progreso; ascenso, aumento; movimiento hacia adelante
v. adelantar; avanzar, adelantarse, hacer progresos, proceder, progresar, prosperar, surgir; dar por adelantado, anticipar; fomentar, hacer progresar; proponer, poner de manifiesto, sacar a luz
adj. anticipado, antecedente, precedente

English - French - advance

Pronunciation
n. avance, avancement, progression
v. avancer; faire progresser; accélérer; augmenter
adj. à l'avance, préalable

English - German - advance

Pronunciation
n. Fortschritt, Vorschuss; Förderung
v. fortschreiten, vorrücken; fördern; vorbringen
adj. früh; frühzeitig

English - Indonesian - advance

Pronunciation
n. kemajuan, gerakan maju, kenaikan, penaikan, persekot, uang muka
v. maju, memajukan, mempercepat, mempercepatkan, mendahulukan, memberi, meminjamkan, naik, meninggi, meningkat, mementingkan
a. dulu, terdahulu, muka, terdepan

English - Italian - advance

Pronunciation
s. avanzamento, movimento in avanti; cammino, avanzata; (fig) progresso; aumento; (Comm) anticipo, acconto; (giorn) anticipazione
v. avanzare, portare avanti; far progredire; suggerire, proporre; anticipare, dare in anticipo; affrettare; promuovere; aumentare
agg. anteriore, davanti; anticipato, in anticipo

English - Polish - advance

Pronunciation
n. natarcie, marsz, napieranie, zaczepka, proces, postęp, awans, zaliczka, pożyczka, podwyżka, zwyżka
v. postępować, posunąć naprzód, posunąć się, iść, podchodzić, przyśpieszyć, zapędzać się, podsunąć, nacierać na kogoś, napierać, maszerować, przedkładać, popierać, podnieść, wypłacać zaliczkę, pożyczka: udzielać pożyczki, awansować, podrożeć, rozwijać się {biol.}, prowokować, postąpić, podejść, przyspieszać, przyspieszyć, podsuwać, naprzeć

English - Portuguese - advance

Pronunciation
s. avanço; progresso;modernização; promoção; adiantamento
v. avançar; promover; propor, sugerir; pagar adiantado
adj. cedo; avançado

English - Romanian - advance

Pronunciation
n. înaintare, mers înainte, avans, avansare în grad, promovare, progres, prim pas, acont, arvună, creştere a preţurilor, decalaj
v. mişca, avansa, înainta, merge înainte, promova, ridica, creşte, mări, spori, progresa, face să progreseze, contribui la, dezvolta, exprima
a. anticipat

English - Russian - advance

Pronunciation
с. продвижение, продвижение вперед, продвижение по службе; наступление; успех, прогресс; опережение, опережение по фазе; предварение, упреждение; аванс
г. продвигаться, идти вперед, наступать; продвигаться вперед, двинуться, продвигать, ускорять, делать успехи, успевать; развиваться, повышаться в должности; выдвигать; повышать в цене, повышать, повышаться, повышаться в цене
прил. до, перед

English - Turkish - advance

Pronunciation
f. ilerletmek, geliştirmek, yükseltmek, atamak, ilerlemek, artmak, gelişmek, ileri almak, öne almak [tar.], avans vermek, peşinat vermek, ileri sürmek, öne sürmek
i. ilerleme, gelişme, atılım, yükselme, avantaj, avans, artış, öncü

English - Ukrainian - advance

Pronunciation
n. просування уперед, наступ, успіх, поліпшення, прогрес, підвищення, аванс, позичка, загравання
v. просуватися уперед, наступати, рухатися уперед, просуватися, наближати, прискорювати, авансувати, висувати, розвиватися, успіх: робити успіхи, посувати, посуватися, прогресувати, рухати, рухатися

English - Dutch - advance

Pronunciation
zn. vooruitgang; voorschot; opmars
ww. vooruitgaan; voorschieten; verhaasten; voorschot geven
bn. vroeger; eerder

English - Greek - advance

Pronunciation
ουσ. προκαταβολή, πρόοδος, προέλαση, προπόρευση
ρήμ. προοδεύω, προχωρώ, προάγω, προκαταβάλλω
επίθ. προκαταβολικός

English - Arabic - advance

Pronunciation
‏سلفة، قرض، تحسن، إرتفاع، مهد للجنس، خطوة للأمام، تسليف‏
‏تقدم، دفع سلفا، إرتفع، عجل، قدم‏
‏أمامي، مدفوع مقدما، مقدما سلفا، مقدما‏

English - Chinese - advance

Pronunciation
(名) 前进; 增长; 发展; 增高
(动) 使向前移动; 将...提前; 推进, 促进; 预付; 前进; 进展; 向前移动; 进步
(形) 先行的; 预先的, 事先的

English - Chinese - advance

Pronunciation
(名) 前進; 增長; 發展; 增高
(動) 使向前移動; 將...提前; 推進, 促進; 預付; 前進; 進展; 向前移動; 進步
(形) 先行的; 預先的, 事先的

English - Hindi - advance

Pronunciation
n. पेशगी, उधार, प्रगति, बढ़ती, उन्नति
v. आगे बढ़ाना, पद में उन्नति करना, आगे बढ़ना, प्रगति करना

English - Japanese - advance

Pronunciation
(名) 前進, 進歩; 近代化; 促進
(動) 前進する, 進む, 進歩する; 促進する; 提案する; 前払いする
(形) 先発の; 前進した; 前方に設けた; 事前の

English - Korean - advance

Pronunciation
명. 전진, 진보; 현대화; 향상
동. 나아가다, 진전시키다; 촉진하다; 승진하다; 제출하다, 의견을제시하다; 선불하다
형. 미리 앞서서,

English - Vietnamese - advance

Pronunciation
n. tiến tới, tiền cho mượn trước, sự tăng, lên giá, trả trước, làm bộ nhõng nhẽo, trả thêm
v. giơ ra trước, đi tới trước, đề nghị, thăng chức, mau chóng, giơ chân ra trước, ngay chân ra trước, làm lẹ, đề xướng, tăng lên, tiến bộ
adv. trước, sự tiến bộ
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Synonyms for advance
1. promotion: increase, advancement, enrichment, improvement, betterment, raise, rise
2. progression: course, march, impetus, procedure, procession, way
3. proposal: offer, suggestion, offering, overture, proposition, tender
4. increase: gain, boost, progress, raise, rise
5. loan: allowance, credit
6. move forward: bring forward, further, serve, move on
7. propose: introduce, deliver, broach, present, suggest, offer
Verb forms for advance
Present participle: advancing
Present: advance (3.person: advances)
Past: advanced
Future: will advance
Present conditional: would advance
Present Perfect: have advanced (3.person: has advanced)
Past Perfect: had advanced
Future Perfect: will have advanced
Past conditional: would have advanced