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Synonyms

progress

noun

the process of developing or improving

development

noun

change, growth, or improvement over a period of time

advance

noun

progress or an instance of progress in science, technology, human knowledge etc

momentum

noun

progress or development that is becoming faster or stronger

advancement

noun

progress in society, science, human knowledge etc

history

noun

the way that a particular subject or object has developed or changed throughout its existence

direction

noun

the general development or progress of someone or something

maturation

noun

very formal the process of growing or developing

a giant step/leap/stride

important progress that has been made

the march of something

the way that something continues to happen, develop, or make progress and is impossible to stop

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course

noun

the way that things develop over a period of time

distance

noun

the amount of progress that needs to be made in order to solve a problem

far

adjective

used for saying or asking how much progress someone or something makes

formation

noun

the process during which something develops or is created

furtherance

noun

formal the process of helping something to develop successfully

going

noun

used for talking about how fast or easily you make progress

ground

noun

the level of success or progress that someone or something has achieved

have something/nothing to show for something

to have achieved something/nothing as a result of something that you have done

no pain, no gain

used for saying that you have to work hard if you want to achieve something

notch

noun

informal if you move up or down a notch, you move up or down to the next level, for example in a job or in your ability to do something

odyssey

noun

literary a person’s progress from one stage of life or set of beliefs to another

path

noun

the way that someone’s life develops

progress

noun

relating to someone’s or something’s progress

progression

noun

gradual change or development

smooth sailing

progress of a plan without difficulty or problems

tide

noun

a tendency of events to develop in a particular way

trajectory

noun

formal the way in which a process or event develops over a period of time

you can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs

used for saying that it is impossible to achieve something good without causing some problems or some unpleasant effects

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