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progress

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of progress

  1. 1 forward movement in time or place we're making slow progress against this stiff headwind Synonyms of progress advancement, furtherance, going, headway, march, onrush, passage, process, procession, advance, progressionWords Related to progress current, drift, flow, flux, stream, way; advent, approach, arrival, coming, nearing; bound, jump, leap, step, stride; impetus, momentumNear Antonyms of progress backwash, ebb, reflux; retraction, return, reversal, reverse; about-face, turnabout, turnaroundAntonyms of progress recess, recession, regress, regression, retreat, retrogression

  2. 2 the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced the rapid progress of medical science in the last century Synonyms of progress elaboration, evolution, expansion, growth, development, progressionWords Related to progress advancement, betterment, improvement, perfection, refinement; incubation, maturation, maturing, ripening; blossoming, flourishing, flowering; addition, augmentation, enhancement, supplementation; emergence, evolvement, metamorphosisNear Antonyms of progress backslide, lapse, relapse; decadence, decay, decaying, declension, declination, decline, degeneracy, degeneration, degradation, descent, deterioration, devaluation, downfall, downgrade, ebbing, falling, weakeningAntonyms of progress regress, regression, retrogression, reversion


progress

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of progress

  1. 1 to become mature generally a species progresses from simple forms to more specialized forms Synonyms of progress age, develop, grow, grow up, mature, ripenWords Related to progress mellow, soften; bloom, blossom, burgeon (also bourgeon), flourish, flower; open, unfold; advance, evolve; get along, get on, gray (also grey)Near Antonyms of progress decay, decline, degenerate, deteriorate, sink, worsen; droop, dry, fade, flag, sag, shrivel, wane, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither; regress, retrogress, revert; backslide, lapse, return

  2. 2 to move forward along a course our wedding plans are progressing nicely Synonyms of progress advance, come, come along, do, fare, forge, get along, get on, go along, go off, march, pace, proceed, goWords Related to progress accelerate, fast-forward, speed; approach, near; journey, pass, repair, run, travel, wend; actuate, drive, impel, propel, push; take outNear Antonyms of progress arrest, balk, block, check, detain, halt, hinder, hold back, impede, nip, obstruct, slow (down or up), stem; repress, retard, stunt, suppress; delay, interrupt, stall; cramp, hamper, inhibit; cease, let up, pause; regress; waitAntonyms of progress remain, stand, stay, stop



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