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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Advance  \Ad*vance"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Advanced};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Advancing}(#).]  [OE.  avancen  avauncen  F.  avancer 
  fr  a  supposed  LL  abantiare  ab  +  ante  (F.  avant)  before 
  The  spelling  with  d  was  a  mistake,  a-  being  supposed  to  be 
  fr  L.  ad  See  {Avaunt}.] 
  1.  To  bring  forward;  to  move  towards  the  van  or  front;  to 
  make  to  go  on 
 
  2.  To  raise;  to  elevate.  [Archaic] 
 
  They  .  .  .  advanced  their  eyelids.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  raise  to  a  higher  rank;  to  promote. 
 
  Ahasueres  .  .  .  advanced  him  and  set  his  seat  above 
  all  the  princes.  --Esther  iii. 
  1. 
 
  4.  To  accelerate  the  growth  or  progress;  to  further;  to 
  forward;  to  help  on  to  aid;  to  heighten;  as  to  advance 
  the  ripening  of  fruit;  to  advance  one's  interests. 
 
  5.  To  bring  to  view  or  notice;  to  offer  or  propose;  to  show 
  as  to  advance  an  argument. 
 
  Some  ne'er  advance  a  judgment  of  their  own  --Pope. 
 
  6.  To  make  earlier,  as  an  event  or  date;  to  hasten. 
 
  7.  To  furnish,  as  money  or  other  value,  before  it  becomes 
  due,  or  in  aid  of  an  enterprise;  to  supply  beforehand;  as 
  a  merchant  advances  money  on  a  contract  or  on  goods 
  consigned  to  him 
 
  8.  To  raise  to  a  higher  point;  to  enhance;  to  raise  in  rate; 
  as  to  advance  the  price  of  goods. 
 
  9.  To  extol;  to  laud.  [Obs.] 
 
  Greatly  advancing  his  gay  chivalry.  --Spenser. 
 
  Syn:  To  raise;  elevate;  exalt;  aggrandize;  improve;  heighten; 
  accelerate;  allege;  adduce;  assign. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Advanced  \Ad*vanced"\,  a. 
  1.  In  the  van  or  front. 
 
  2.  In  the  front  or  before  others  as  regards  progress  or 
  ideas;  as  advanced  opinions,  advanced  thinkers. 
 
  3.  Far  on  in  life  or  time. 
 
  A  gentleman  advanced  in  years,  with  a  hard 
  experience  written  in  his  wrinkles.  --Hawthorne. 
 
  {Advanced  guard},  a  detachment  of  troops  which  precedes  the 
  march  of  the  main  body. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  advanced 
  adj  1:  farther  along  in  physical  or  mental  development;  "the 
  child's  skeletal  age  was  classified  as  `advanced'"; 
  "children  in  the  advanced  classes  in  elementary  school 
  read  far  above  grade  average" 
  2:  comparatively  late  in  a  course  of  development;  "the  illness 
  had  reached  an  advanced  stage";  "an  advanced  state  of 
  exhaustion"  [syn:  {advanced(a)}] 
  3:  ahead  of  the  times;  "the  advanced  teaching  methods";  "had 
  advanced  views  on  the  subject";  "a  forward-looking 
  corporation";  "is  British  industry  innovative  enough?" 
  [syn:  {forward-looking},  {innovative},  {modern}] 
  4:  at  a  higher  level  in  training  or  knowledge  or  skill;  "an 
  advanced  degree";  "an  advanced  text  in  physics";  "special 
  seminars  for  small  groups  of  advanced  students  at  the 
  University" 
  5:  ahead  in  development;  complex  or  intricate;  "advanced 
  technology";  "a  sophisticated  electronic  control  system" 
  [syn:  {sophisticated}] 
  6:  far  along  in  time;  "a  man  of  advanced  age";  "advanced  in 
  years";  "a  ripe  old  age";  "the  ripe  age  of  90"  [syn:  {ripe}] 
  7:  (of  societies)  highly  developed  especially  in  technology  or 
  industry;  "advanced  societies";  "an  advanced  country 
  technologically" 
  8:  situated  ahead  or  going  before  "an  advance  party";  "at  that 
  time  the  most  advanced  outpost  was  still  east  of  the 
  Rockies"  [syn:  {advance(a)},  {advanced(a)},  {in  advance(p)}] 




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