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English Dictionary: progress by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
progress
n
  1. gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
    Synonym(s): advancement, progress
  2. the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
    Synonym(s): progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion
    Antonym(s): retreat
  3. a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"
    Synonym(s): progress, progression, advance
v
  1. develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
    Synonym(s): progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up
    Antonym(s): regress, retrograde, retrogress
  2. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
    Synonym(s): advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
    Antonym(s): draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw
  3. form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
    Synonym(s): build up, work up, build, progress
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. [bd]As his recovery
            progressed.[b8] --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[8a]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 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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