make headway

Definition of make headway

  1. :  to move forward or make progress The wind kept the boat from making headway toward shore. The boat made little headway against the strong current. We're gradually making headway with the project. They've recently made some headway in their search for a cure.

Word by Word Definitions

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

headwayplay
  1. :  motion or rate of motion in a forward direction

    :  advance, progress

    :  headroom (as under an arch) sufficient to allow passage


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