progression


progression

noun

Definition of PROGRESSION

1
a series of things linked together <a progression of events that ended in utter disaster for the arctic explorers>
Related Words chain reaction; belt, circle, cycle, vicious circle (also vicious cycle); continuum, gamut, gauntlet (also gantlet), scale, spectrum; flow, river, stream; file, line, queue, range, row, succession
3
the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced <that civilization's gradual progression from simple bartering to a complex economy and monetary system>

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