Synonyms of advance in English:

advance

verb

  • 1 the battalion advanced rapidly
    move forward, proceed, press on, push on, push forward, make progress, make headway, gain ground, approach, come closer, draw nearer, near
    the battalion advanced rapidly
    [Antonyms] retreat
  • 2 the court may advance the date of the hearing
    bring forward, put forward, move forward
    the court may advance the date of the hearing
    [Antonyms] postpone
  • 4 our technology has advanced in the last few years
    progress, make progress, make headway, develop, evolve, make strides, move forward (in leaps and bounds), move ahead; improve, thrive, flourish, prosper
    our technology has advanced in the last few years
    [Antonyms] stagnate
  • 6 a relative advanced him some money
    lend, loan, put up, come up with
    a relative advanced him some money
    [Antonyms] borrow

noun

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  • 1 the advance of the aggressors
    progress, forward movement; approach
  • 5 unwelcome sexual advances
    pass, proposition

adjective

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  • 1 an advance party of settlers
    preliminary, sent (on) ahead, first, exploratory; pilot, test, trial
  • 2 advance warning
    early, prior, beforehand

Phrases

in advance

rental skis and boots can be reserved in advance beforehandbeforeahead of timeearlierpreviouslyin readiness

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