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progresses

noun
plural of progress

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 forward movement in time or place
  • we're making slow progress against this stiff headwind

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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

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progresses

verb
present tense third-person singular of progress

Synonyms & Antonyms of progresses (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to become mature
  • generally a species progresses from simple forms to more specialized forms

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2 to move forward along a course
  • our wedding plans are progressing nicely

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“Progresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/progresses. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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