progress - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participleprogressing
past tenseprogressed
past participleprogressed
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to continue to develop or move forward

    Work on the project is progressing well.

    progress beyond:

    The talks have not progressed beyond the preliminary stage.

    progress towards:

    We are progressing steadily towards a ban on nuclear testing.

    progress through:

    Students have to progress through five separate levels.

    progress (from something) to something:

    Our team have progressed to the second round of the competition.

  2. 3
    [transitive] to cause something such as an idea or a plan to move forward

    We are meeting again tomorrow to try and progress the matter.