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William Ellery Channing

Meaning of "advance" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ADVANCE

Advauncen, altered (on the model of words beginning with Latin ad-) from C13 avauncen, via Old French from Latin abante from before, from ab- away from + ante before.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ADVANCE

advance  [ədˈvɑːns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ADVANCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Advance is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb advance in English.

WHAT DOES ADVANCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Advance

Advance may refer to: ▪ Advance, an offensive push in sports, games, thoughts, military combat, or sexual or romantic pursuits ▪ Advance payment for goods or services ▪ Advance, a paddle steamer used as a blockade runner during the American Civil War ▪ Advance, an English tricar ▪ Advance, one of the great Thoroughbred colts of the New Zealand turf ▪ Advance, a 1996 album by British techno act LFO ▪ Advance, a Sudanese newspaper...

Definition of advance in the English dictionary

The first definition of advance in the dictionary is to go or bring forward in position. Other definition of advance is to move in a threatening manner. Advance is also to present for consideration; suggest.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ADVANCE

PRESENT

Present
I advance
you advance
he/she/it advances
we advance
you advance
they advance
Present continuous
I am advancing
you are advancing
he/she/it is advancing
we are advancing
you are advancing
they are advancing
Present perfect
I have advanced
you have advanced
he/she/it has advanced
we have advanced
you have advanced
they have advanced
Present perfect continuous
I have been advancing
you have been advancing
he/she/it has been advancing
we have been advancing
you have been advancing
they have been advancing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I advanced
you advanced
he/she/it advanced
we advanced
you advanced
they advanced
Past continuous
I was advancing
you were advancing
he/she/it was advancing
we were advancing
you were advancing
they were advancing
Past perfect
I had advanced
you had advanced
he/she/it had advanced
we had advanced
you had advanced
they had advanced
Past perfect continuous
I had been advancing
you had been advancing
he/she/it had been advancing
we had been advancing
you had been advancing
they had been advancing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will advance
you will advance
he/she/it will advance
we will advance
you will advance
they will advance
Future continuous
I will be advancing
you will be advancing
he/she/it will be advancing
we will be advancing
you will be advancing
they will be advancing
Future perfect
I will have advanced
you will have advanced
he/she/it will have advanced
we will have advanced
you will have advanced
they will have advanced
Future perfect continuous
I will have been advancing
you will have been advancing
he/she/it will have been advancing
we will have been advancing
you will have been advancing
they will have been advancing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would advance
you would advance
he/she/it would advance
we would advance
you would advance
they would advance
Conditional continuous
I would be advancing
you would be advancing
he/she/it would be advancing
we would be advancing
you would be advancing
they would be advancing
Conditional perfect
I would have advance
you would have advance
he/she/it would have advance
we would have advance
you would have advance
they would have advance
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been advancing
you would have been advancing
he/she/it would have been advancing
we would have been advancing
you would have been advancing
they would have been advancing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you advance
we let´s advance
you advance
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to advance
Past participle
advanced
Present Participle
advancing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ADVANCE


Afrikaans
ˌæfrɪˈkɑːns
break-dance
ˈbreɪkˌdɑːns
captivaunce
ˈkæptɪvɑːns
chance
tʃɑːns
dance
dɑːns
disadvance
ˌdɪsədˈvɑːns
elance
ɪˈlɑːns
enhance
ɪnˈhɑːns
folk-dance
ˈfəʊkˌdɑːns
France
frɑːns
freelance
ˈfriːˌlɑːns
glance
ɡlɑːns
kans
kɑːns
krans
krɑːns
lance
lɑːns
nuance
njuːˈɑːns
rance
rɑːns
readvance
ˌriːədˈvɑːns
trance
trɑːns
transe
trɑːns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ADVANCE

adv.
advance copy
advance corporation tax
advance directive
advance guard
advance information sheet
advance man
advance men
advance notice
advance party
advance payment
advance poll
advance ratio
advanced
advanced gas-cooled reactor
Advanced Higher
Advanced level
Advanced Photo System
advanced skills teacher
advanced standing

WORDS THAT END LIKE ADVANCE

angle of advance
appearance
approvance
arrivance
calavance
captivance
cash advance
connivance
contrivance
grievance
in advance
inobservance
irrelevance
misobservance
nonobservance
observance
paper advance
relevance
Sunday observance
survivance
unobservance

Synonyms and antonyms of advance in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ADVANCE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «advance» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of advance

Translation of «advance» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ADVANCE

Find out the translation of advance to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of advance from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «advance» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

前进
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

avance
570 millions of speakers

English

advance
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अग्रिम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سَلَف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

аванс
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

adiantamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আগাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pendahuluan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorschuss
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

前進
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선금
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Advance
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiền tạm ứng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்னெடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रगती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ilerlemek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

avanzamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

postęp
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

аванс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

avans
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρόοδος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bevorder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förskott (n)
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forskudd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of advance

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ADVANCE»

The term «advance» is very widely used and occupies the 3.226 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ADVANCE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about advance

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10 QUOTES WITH «ADVANCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word advance.
1
Carol Bellamy
In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children.
2
A. Scott Berg
I think it is important for readers to know that it is possible to bring intellectualism and idealism to the White House and still be political enough to advance an agenda.
3
Hermann Broch
The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.
4
Deborah Bull
I get to the theatre in plenty of time; I prepare my shoes in advance; I eat and drink the right things at the right time. The rest you have to leave to luck!
5
Chelsea Cain
Every year, I give my dad an advance copy of my latest book. He reads it over the next several nights and says something incredibly supportive. Then he clears his throat nervously and changes the subject.
6
Eric Cantona
I prefer to play and lose rather than win, because I know in advance I'm going to win.
7
Benjamin Carson
There's no question that as science, knowledge and technology advance, that we will attempt to do more significant things. And there's no question that we will always have to temper those things with ethics.
8
William Ellery Channing
Error is discipline through which we advance.
9
Christo
It's very important to understand that we never do the same thing twice; each of our projects is unique. We'll never do another 'Gates.' Each project is a unique image. We do not know in advance how the work will look. I do preparatory drawings, but they are only projections of our vision.
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Henry Cloud
The best way to advance in a career is to get great results while working with people.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ADVANCE»

Discover the use of advance in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to advance and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Making Sense of Advance Directives
This book provides a comprehensive overview of advance directives and clear, practical directions for writing and interpreting them.
Nancy M. P. King, 1996
2
Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care
This is the first UK-based guide to Advance Care Planning, and provides practical advice on how this can be implemented by all professionals involved in end of life care, including GPs and specialists outside palliative care who are ...
Keri Thomas, Ben Lobo, 2011
3
To Advance the Gospel: New Testament Studies
Together these nineteen essays consider a number of major issues in the study of the New Testament as well as in the life of the church today.
Joseph A. Fitzmyer, 1998
4
Irresistible Empire: America's Advance Through ...
It is this little-understood but world-shaking campaign that unfolds in de Grazia's account of how the American standard of living defeated the European way of life and achieved the global cultural hegemony that is both its great strength ...
Victoria De Grazia, 2009
5
Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity
" -- The Florida Bar Journal "This book is an excellent resource for anyone interested in learning about advance directives for health care.
Norman L. Cantor, 1993
6
Advance Your Swagger: How to Use Manners, Confidence, and ...
Filled with photographs to illustrate his lessons, Advance Your Swagger is the lifestyle book of the year. He’s taken care of his world–now let Mr. Bentley whip yours into style. From the Hardcover edition.
Fonzworth Bentley, 2010
7
Advance Directives in Mental Health: Theory, Practice and Ethics
The book offers a useful overview of advance directives and is a key reference for all mental health professionals as well as postgraduate students, lawyers who work with mentally ill people, service users and their families and carers.
Jacqueline Atkinson, 2007
8
Stubborn Fact and Creative Advance: An Introduction to the ...
"...an attractive alternative to Victor Lowe's Understanding Whitehead, Ivor Leclerc's Whitehead's Metaphysics, and Donald Sherburne's A Key to Whitehead's Process and Reality....Recommended for advanced undergraduates and beyond."-CHOICE
Thomas E. Hosinski, 1993
9
Advance Health Care Directives: A Handbook for Professionals
This volume deals with the difficult and sensitive issues faced by lawyers, doctors, nurses, clerics, and spiritual advisors in helping clients and patients plan, write, execute, and implement personal contingency plans for health-care ...
Carol Krohm, Scott K. Summers, 2002
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Taking Advance Directives Seriously: Prospective Autonomy ...
While focusing largely on philosophical issues the book devotes substantial attention to legal and policy questions and includes case studies throughout.
Robert S. Olick, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ADVANCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term advance is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Advance New York State Fair tickets to go on sale
Advance ticket sales start 9 a.m. Monday, July 13. Online purchases can be made for single-day tickets, six-day admission and other tickets at a ... «NEWS10 ABC, Jul 15»
2
Dan Foster: Advance directives show love for family
Advance directives are defined as legal documents that allow you, ahead of time, to clarify your decisions about end-of-life care. They give you ... «Charleston Gazette, Jul 15»
3
Krieger, Naeher, America Advance To World Cup Final For Rematch …
For the second-straight Women's World Cup, the final will be the Americans against the Japanese on Sunday night. Four years ago, Team USA ... «State College News, Jul 15»
4
EKU public relations students help advance SOAR initiative
Two new public relations students from Eastern Kentucky University recently began their summer internships with Shaping Our Appalachian ... «Richmond Register, Jul 15»
5
Wimbledon: Paes-Hingis and Sania-Soares advance, Bopanna out
Martina Hingis and Leander Paes celebrate their win in the Australian Open mixed-doubles tennis final in Melbourne. (AFP Photo) ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
6
Cowboys Advance to Cowboy Classic Tournament Semifinals
They'll face Pac Tech at CSI on Sunday at 10 a.m. with a chance to advance to the finals at 3 p.m. against the winner of the Lethbridge and ... «Twin Falls Times-News, Jul 15»
7
Boffins study Seahorse 3D printed tails to advance in next …
Everything in the world is 3D-printed today, from organs to food, and now animals. In a new study, robot researchers made 3D-printed ... «Inferse, Jul 15»
8
Shooters advance at state meet
A south-central Indiana team with six members from Columbus has secured bragging rights for winning a division state championship and ... «The Republic, Jul 15»
9
Company Shares of Advance Auto Parts Inc Drops by -1.32%
Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) has dropped 1.32% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the shares have ... «News Watch International, Jul 15»
10
Iran Nuclear Talks Appear to Advance as Deadline Nears
VIENNA—Key elements of a nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers appeared to be falling into place on Saturday, just ahead of a ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»

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