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Progress Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
  • the act of moving forward toward a goal
  • a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"
  • develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
  • form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager''s plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
  • move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts" ,
  • the act of moving forward toward a goal ,
  • a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Progress'


  • Progress: Progress may refer to: Progress (history), the idea that the world can become increasingly better in terms of science, technology, modernization, liberty
  • The Progress-Index: The Progress-Index is a daily newspaper published in Petersburg, Virginia. It is published Monday through Friday afternoon (actually, late morning) and
  • Progress M-03M: Progress M-03M, identified by NASA as Progress 35P, was a Progress spacecraft used by the Russian Federal Space Agency to resupply the International Space
  • Progress M-18M: Progress M-18M (Russian: Прогресс М-18М), identified by NASA as Progress 50 or 50P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roskosmos to resupply the International
  • Progress M-67: Progress M-67 was a Progress spacecraft which was used for the Progress 34 or 34P flight to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M
  • Progress M-20M: Progress M-20M (Russian: Прогресс М-20М), identified by NASA as Progress 52 or 52P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roskosmos to resupply the International
  • Century of Progress: A Century of Progress International Exposition was the name of a World's Fair held in Chicago from 1933 to 1934 to celebrate the city's centennial. The
  • Progress M-66: Progress M-66, identified by NASA as Progress 32 or 32P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was the penultimate
  • Progress M-22M: Progress M-22M (Russian: Прогресс М-22М), identified by NASA as Progress 54 or 54P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roskosmos to resupply the International

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'Progress' example sentence in quotations


* All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorships. - George Bernard Shaw

* The reasonable man adapts himself to the world the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. - George Bernard Shaw

* All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge as the plant has root, bud, and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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