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advanced

adjective

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advanced

verb
past tense of advance

Synonyms & Antonyms of advanced (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to give to another for temporary use with the understanding that it or a like thing will be returned
  • advanced her some cash with the understanding that the amount would be deducted from her first paycheck

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3 to move forward along a course
  • as the technology advances, electronic devices keep getting smaller and smarter

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4 to move higher in rank or position
  • within six months was advanced to the position of head waiter, to the dismay of the waiters who had been there much longer

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5 to set before the mind for consideration
  • let me explain my reasons for advancing this proposal

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6 to move closer to
  • advanced cautiously toward the snarling dog

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The first known use of advanced was in 1646

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“Advanced.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/advanced. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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