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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Progress  \Pro*gress"\  (?;  formerly  pronounced  like  {Progress}, 
  n.),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Progressed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Progressing}.] 
  1.  To  make  progress;  to  move  forward  in  space;  to  continue 
  onward  in  course;  to  proceed;  to  advance;  to  go  on  as 
  railroads  are  progressing.  ``As  his  recovery  progressed.'' 
  --Thackeray. 
 
  Let  me  wipe  off  this  honorable  dew,  That  silverly 
  doth  progress  on  thy  checks.  --Shak. 
 
  They  progress  in  that  style  in  proportion  as  their 
  pieces  are  treated  with  contempt.  --Washington. 
 
  The  war  had  progressed  for  some  time.  --Marshall. 
 
  2.  To  make  improvement;  to  advance.  --Bayard. 
 
  If  man  progresses,  art  must  progress  too  --Caird. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Progress  \Prog"ress\  (?;  277),  n.  [L.  progressus  from  progredi 
  p.  p.  progressus  to  go  forth  or  forward;  pro  forward  +  gradi 
  to  step,  go:  cf  F.  progr[`e]s.  See  {Grade}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Progress  \Prog"ress\  (?;  see  {Progress},  v.  i.),  v.  t. 
  To  make  progress  in  to  pass  through  [Obs.]  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  progress 
  n  1:  gradual  improvement  or  growth  or  development:  "advancement 
  of  knowledge";  "great  progress  in  the  arts";  "their 
  research  and  development  gave  them  an  advantagte"  [syn: 
  {advancement}] 
  2:  the  act  of  moving  forward  toward  a  goal  [syn:  {progression}, 
  {advance},  {advancement},  {forward  motion},  {onward 
  motion}] 
  3:  a  movement  forward;  "he  listened  for  the  progress  of  the 
  troops"  [syn:  {progression},  {advance}] 
  v  1:  make  progress;  "He  progressed  well  in  school"  [syn:  {come  on}, 
  {come  along},  {advance},  {get  on},  {get  along},  {shape 
  up}]  [ant:  {regress}] 
  2:  move  forward,  also  in  the  metaphorical  sense:  "Time  marches 
  on"  [syn:  {advance},  {pass  on},  {move  on},  {march  on},  {go 
  on}]  [ant:  {recede}] 
  3:  form  steadily;  "Resistance  to  the  manager's  plan  built  up 
  quickly"  [syn:  {build  up},  {work  up},  {build}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Progress,  PA  (CDP,  FIPS  62736) 
  Location:  40.29047  N,  76.83657  W 
  Population  (1990):  9654  (4524  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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