- 1A movement or development toward a destination or a more advanced state, especially gradually or in stages: the normal progression from junior to senior status their mode of progression through the forestMore example sentences
- Her story, on the larger scope, is one of dynamics with no movement, movement but no progression, reaching an end that is by no means a relief.
- Even though the sets never change or move, there is still a sense of progression and movement within the plays.
- Drag forces resist both forward progression and limb movements of the swimmer.
- 1.1A succession; a series: counting the twenty-four hours in a single progression from midnightMore example sentences
- The absence of skips is less surprising, however, when one considers that the trend is not produced by a progression within a single lineage.
- Taken as a whole, the project creates a progression of refractions, a series of cleavages that structure the contraction of the landscape.
- 1.2 Music A passage or movement from one note or chord to another: a blues progressionMore example sentences
- Those Antipodeans had the same understanding of rhythmic lyrics, chord progressions and harmonising melodies as Ezio.
- They never really get soft enough, and their intonation, although solid, never contributes to the ecstasy of the positively magical chord progressions the composer discovered.
- There are some well-constructed chord progressions and melodies but her music often lacks an overarching vision to hold it together.
- 1.4 Astrology A predictive technique in which the daily movement of the planets, starting from the day of birth, represents a year in the subject’s life.More example sentences
- Looking at progressions and transits to your natal chart we see Saturn, the planet of restriction, putting some limitations on you.
- There are many types of progressions, but the most commonly used are secondary progressions, which ‘age’ the natal chart by one day for each year of your life.
- Then other clients come for horaries, or for natal readings, or updating their progressions.
late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin progressio(n-), from the verb progredi (see progress).