Definition of "advancing" []

  • To go or bring forward in position (verb)
  • To move (towards) in a threatening manner (verb)
  • To present for consideration; suggest (verb)
  • To bring or be brought to a further stage of development; improve; further (verb)
  • To cause (an event) to occur earlier (verb)
  • To supply (money, goods, etc) beforehand, either for a loan or as an initial payment (verb)
  • To increase (a price, value, rate of occurrence, etc) or (of a price, etc) to be increased (verb)
  • To improve one's position; be promoted (verb)
  • To promote in rank, status, or position (verb)
  • Forward movement; progress in time or space (noun)
  • Improvement; progress in development (noun)
  • The supplying of commodities or funds before receipt of an agreed consideration (noun)
  • The commodities or funds supplied in this manner (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A money payment made before it is legally due (noun)
  • A loan of money (noun)
  • An increase in price, value, rate of occurrence, etc (noun)
  • Forward in position or time (noun)
  • Present participle of advance. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "advancing" in a sentence
  • "The Americans, impressive in advancing from a tough group and inspired in an amazing quarterfinal comeback against Greece, fell flat for the second straight match."
  • "Japan's advantage in advancing is goal differential after a 6-0 opening win against Argentina."
  • "The Mede, we ourselves know, had time to come from the ends of the earth to the Peloponnesus, without any force of yours worthy of the name advancing to meet him."