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ad·vance

 (ăd-văns′)
v. ad·vanced, ad·vanc·ing, ad·vanc·es
v.tr.
1. To cause to move forward: advance a chess piece.
2. To put forward; propose or suggest: advanced a novel theory during the seminar.
3. To aid the growth or progress of: advanced the cause of freedom.
4. To raise in rank; promote.
5. To cause to occur sooner: advance a deadline by one week.
6. To raise in amount or rate; increase.
7. To pay (money or interest) before due.
8. To supply or lend, especially on credit.
9. To serve as an advance person for (a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary): "advanced the China trip during which the first trade agreements ... were signed" (Suzanne Perney).
10. Archaic To lift.
v.intr.
1.
a. To go or move forward or onward.
b. To move against another, as when attacking: advance on the enemy's position.
2. To make progress; improve.
3. To rise in rank, position, or value.
4. To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
n.
1. The act or process of moving or going forward.
2. A forward move, as toward an objective; a progressive step: an advance in genetic engineering.
3. An increase of price or value.
4. advances Opening approaches made to secure acquaintance, favor, or an agreement; overtures.
5.
a. The furnishing of funds or goods on credit.
b. The funds or goods so furnished; a loan.
6.
a. Payment of money before due: an advance on next month's salary.
b. The money so paid.
7. Preparation, especially publicity, done prior to the appearance of a public figure or the staging of a public event.
adj.
1. Made or given ahead of time: an advance payment.
2. Going before, in front, or forward.
Idioms:
in advance
Ahead of time; beforehand.
in advance of
In front of; ahead of.

[Middle English avauncen, from Old French avauncer, from Vulgar Latin *abantiāre, from Latin abante, from before : ab-, ab- + ante, before; see ant- in Indo-European roots.]

ad·vanc′er n.
Synonyms: advance, forward, foster, further, promote
These verbs mean to cause to move ahead or progress, as toward a goal: advance a worthy cause; forwarding their own interests; fostered friendly relations; furthering your career; efforts to promote sales.
Usage Note: When used as a noun, advance indicates forward movement (the advance of the army) or progress or improvement (an advance in molecular biology). Advancement is usually used figuratively to indicate promotion or movement beyond an established norm: career advancement. Unlike advance, advancement often implies the existence of an agent or outside force. Thus the advance of science means simply "the progress of science," whereas the advancement of science implies progress resulting from the action of an agent or force: The purpose of the legislation was the advancement of science.

advance

(ədˈvɑːns)
vb
1. to go or bring forward in position
2. (foll by on) to move (towards) in a threatening manner
3. (tr) to present for consideration; suggest
4. to bring or be brought to a further stage of development; improve; further
5. (tr) to cause (an event) to occur earlier
6. (tr) to supply (money, goods, etc) beforehand, either for a loan or as an initial payment
7. to increase (a price, value, rate of occurrence, etc) or (of a price, etc) to be increased
8. (intr) to improve one's position; be promoted: he advanced rapidly in his job.
9. (tr) archaic to promote in rank, status, or position
n
10. forward movement; progress in time or space
11. improvement; progress in development
12. (Commerce) commerce
a. the supplying of commodities or funds before receipt of an agreed consideration
b. the commodities or funds supplied in this manner
c. (as modifier): an advance supply.
13. (Law) Also called: advance payment a money payment made before it is legally due: this is an advance on your salary.
14. (Banking & Finance) a loan of money
15. an increase in price, value, rate of occurrence, etc
16. a less common word for advancement1
17. in advance
a. beforehand: payment in advance.
b. (foll by of) ahead in time or development: ideas in advance of the time.
18. (modifier) forward in position or time: advance booking; an advance warning.
[C15: 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]
adˈvancer n
adˈvancingly adv

ad•vance

(ædˈvæns, -ˈvɑns)

v. -vanced, -vanc•ing,
n., adj. v.t.
1. to move or bring forward in position.
2. to bring into consideration; suggest; propose: to advance reasons for a tax cut.
3. to further the development, progress, or prospects of; forward: to advance one's interests.
4. to raise in rank; promote.
5. to raise in rate or amount; increase.
6. to bring forward in time; accelerate: to advance a deadline.
7. to furnish or supply (money or goods) on credit.
8. to schedule at a later time or date.
v.i.
9. to move or go forward; proceed.
10. to increase in quantity, value, price, etc.
11. to improve or make progress.
12. to grow or rise in importance, status, etc.
n.
13. a forward movement: the advance of the troops.
14. a development showing progress; step forward; improvement.
15. improvement; promotion; advancement.
16. Usu., advances.
a. attempts at forming an acquaintanceship, reaching an agreement, etc., made by one party; overtures.
b. actions or words intended to be sexually inviting.
17. a rise in price, value, etc.
18.
a. a furnishing of something before an equivalent is received: an advance on one's salary.
b. the money or goods thus furnished.
19. news copy, a press release, etc., prepared before the event it describes has occurred.
20. publicity done before the appearance of a noted person, the opening of a theatrical performance, etc.
21. an adjustment made in the setting of the distributor of an internal-combustion engine to generate the spark for ignition in each cylinder earlier in the cycle.
adj.
22. going or placed before: an advance guard.
23. made, given, or issued ahead of time: an advance payment; an advance copy of a speech.
Idioms:
in advance, beforehand: Get your tickets in advance.
[1200–50; < Anglo-French, Old French avanc(i)er < Vulgar Latin *abantiāre, v. derivative of Late Latin abante in front (of)]
ad•vanc′er, n.
ad•vanc′ing•ly, adv.

advance


Past participle: advanced
Gerund: advancing

Imperative
advance
advance
Present
I advance
you advance
he/she/it advances
we advance
you advance
they advance
Preterite
I advanced
you advanced
he/she/it advanced
we advanced
you advanced
they advanced
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
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
Future
I will advance
you will advance
he/she/it will advance
we will advance
you will advance
they will advance
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 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
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
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
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
Conditional
I would advance
you would advance
he/she/it would advance
we would advance
you would advance
they would advance
Past Conditional
I would have advanced
you would have advanced
he/she/it would have advanced
we would have advanced
you would have advanced
they would have advanced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.advance - a movement forwardadvance - a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"
change of location, travel - a movement through space that changes the location of something
headway, head - forward movement; "the ship made little headway against the gale"
2.advance - a change for the better; progress in development
resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification - bringing again into activity and prominence; "the revival of trade"; "a revival of a neglected play by Moliere"; "the Gothic revival in architecture"
elaboration, refinement - the result of improving something; "he described a refinement of this technique"
transformation, transmutation, shift - a qualitative change
accommodation, adjustment, fitting - making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
conservation, preservation - an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
recovery - return to an original state; "the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid"
3.advance - a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of othersadvance - a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
proffer, proposition, suggestion - a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
4.advance - the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)advance - the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
push - an effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea"
career, life history - the general progression of your working or professional life; "the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"
march - a steady advance; "the march of science"; "the march of time"
clear sailing, easy going, plain sailing - easy unobstructed progress; "after we solved that problem the rest was plain sailing"
leapfrog - advancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors; "the company still believes the chip is a leapfrog in integration and will pay huge dividends"
retreat - the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
5.advance - an amount paid before it is earnedadvance - an amount paid before it is earned  
amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
6.advance - increase in price or valueadvance - increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
Verb1.advance - move forward, also in the metaphorical senseadvance - move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
forge - move ahead steadily; "He forged ahead"
penetrate - make one's way deeper into or through; "The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest"
creep up, sneak up - advance stealthily or unnoticed; "Age creeps up on you"
encroach, impinge, infringe - advance beyond the usual limit
plough on, press on, push on - continue moving forward
string along, string - move or come along
overhaul, overtake, pass - travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
close in, draw in - advance or converge on; "The police were closing in on him"
edge, inch - advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"
rachet up, ratchet, ratchet down - move by degrees in one direction only; "a ratcheting lopping tool"
elapse, glide by, go by, slide by, slip by, slip away, go along, pass, lapse - pass by; "three years elapsed"
draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retreat, withdraw, retire - pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
2.advance - bring forward for consideration or acceptanceadvance - bring forward for consideration or acceptance; "advance an argument"
propose, suggest, advise - make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"
3.advance - increase or raiseadvance - increase or raise; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
increase - make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
4.advance - contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
connive at, wink at - give one's silent approval to
foster, further - promote the growth of; "Foster our children's well-being and education"
spur - incite or stimulate; "The Academy was formed to spur research"
help - contribute to the furtherance of; "This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"
carry - take further or advance; "carry a cause"
feed - support or promote; "His admiration fed her vanity"
conduce, contribute, lead - be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing"
back up, support - give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
5.advance - cause to move forwardadvance - cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
nose - advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane"
back - cause to travel backward; "back the car into the parking spot"
6.advance - obtain advantages, such as points, etc.advance - obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
steal - steal a base
rack up, score, tally, hit - gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
7.advance - develop in a positive wayadvance - develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
climb - improve one's social status; "This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"
leapfrog - progress by large jumps instead of small increments
develop - grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time"
8.advance - develop furtheradvance - develop further; "We are advancing technology every day"
ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, better - to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
9.advance - give a promotion to or assign to a higher positionadvance - give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
assign, delegate, designate, depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
tenure - give life-time employment to; "She was tenured after she published her book"
bring up - promote from a lower position or rank; "This player was brought up to the major league"
spot promote - promote on the spot; "Supreme Bishop Digby had been spot-promoted to Archangel"
ennoble, gentle, entitle - give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
favor, favour, prefer - promote over another; "he favors his second daughter"
brevet - promote somebody by brevet, in the military
10.advance - pay in advanceadvance - pay in advance; "Can you advance me some money?"
loan, lend - give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money"
11.advance - move forwardadvance - move forward; "we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"
set - set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments"
12.advance - rise in rate or priceadvance - rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"
mount, wax, climb, rise - go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
Adj.1.advance - being ahead of time or needadvance - being ahead of time or need; "gave advance warning"; "was beforehand with her report"
early - at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties"
2.advance - situated ahead or going beforeadvance - situated ahead or going before; "an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"
front - relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch"

advance

verb
1. progress, proceed, go ahead, move up, come forward, go forward, press on, gain ground, make inroads, make headway, make your way, cover ground, make strides, move onward Rebel forces are advancing on the capital.
progress retreat, weaken, diminish, decrease, move back, lessen, regress
2. accelerate, speed, promote, hurry (up), step up (informal), hasten, precipitate, quicken, bring forward, push forward, expedite, send forward Too much protein in the diet may advance the ageing process.
3. improve, rise, grow, develop, reform, pick up, progress, thrive, upgrade, multiply, prosper, make strides The country has advanced from a rural society to an industrial power.
4. suggest, offer, present, propose, allege, cite, advocate, submit, prescribe, put forward, proffer, adduce, offer as a suggestion Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
suggest hide, suppress, withhold, hold back
5. lend, loan, accommodate someone with, supply on credit I advanced him some money, which he promised to repay.
lend defer payment, withhold payment
6. promote, help, further, aid, forward, champion, push, encourage, assist, plug (informal), pave the way for, hasten, patronize, succour, lend support to He was busy advancing other people's work.
promote hold back, retard, impede, set back, demote
noun
1. down payment, increase (in price), credit, loan, fee, deposit, retainer, prepayment She was paid a £100,000 advance for her next two novels.
2. attack, charge, strike, rush, assault, raid, invasion, offensive, onslaught, advancement, foray, incursion, forward movement, onward movement They simulated an advance on enemy positions.
3. improvement, development, gain, growth, breakthrough, advancement, step, headway, inroads, betterment, furtherance, forward movement, amelioration, onward movement Air safety has not improved since the advances of the 1970s.
4. increase, rise, development, gain, growth, boost, addition, expansion, extension, enlargement, escalation, upsurge, upturn, increment, intensification, augmentation They clocked up a worldwide sales advance of 27 per cent.
plural noun
1. overtures, moves, offer, approach, proposal, come-on (informal), invitation, proposition She rejected his advances during the trip to Cannes.
adjective
2. prior, early, previous, beforehand The event received little advance publicity.
in advance beforehand, earlier, ahead, previously, in the lead, in the forefront The subject of the talk is announced a week in advance.

advance

verb
1. To go forward, especially toward a conclusion:
2. To state, as an idea, for consideration:
3. To cause to move forward or upward, as toward a goal:
4. To raise in rank:
5. To attain a higher status, rank, or condition:
Idiom: go up the ladder.
6. To supply (money), especially on credit:
noun
2. The amount by which something is increased:
3. A preliminary action intended to elicit a favorable response.Used in plural:
adjective
Translations
تَقَدُّمسَلَفسَلَفَاًسُلْفَه، تَسْلِيفمُحَاوَلَة لِكَسْب صَدَاقَةأو لِأغْرَاء
zálohazlepšitpokročitpokrokpokus o sblížení
forskudrykke fremtilnærmelseforskuds-fortrops-
edendamaeel-täiustama
edetäedistääennakkoennakkomaksuesittää
akontacijaavansnapredovatipredujam
elõre fizetettelõre toltelõrehaladáspróbálkozás
framliîframsókn, framfarirfyrirfram-fyrirframgreiîslalána
前進前進する
선금진군하다
avansasduoti paskoląiš ankstoišankstinisišmokėti avansą
aizdevumsavangarda-avanssiepriekšējsizmaksāt
predvojovývyplatiť vopred
napredeknapredovatiprodirativnaprej
avanceraförskott (n)
ก้าวหน้าความก้าวหน้า
tạm ứngtiền tạm ứng

advance

[ədˈvɑːns]
A. N
1. (= forward movement) → avance m
the rapid advance of the Russian armyel rápido avance de las tropas rusas
2. (= progress) (in science, technology) → avance m, adelanto m; [of disease] → avance m
an important scientific advanceun importante avance or adelanto científico
the rapid advance of modern industrial societyel vertiginoso desarrollo de la sociedad industrial moderna
with the advance of old agesegún se va/iba envejeciendo
3. [of money]
3.1. (= initial payment) → anticipo m, adelanto m
she was paid a £530,000 advance for her next novelle dieron un anticipo or adelanto de 530.000 libras por su próxima novela
3.2. (on salary) could you give me an advance?¿me podría dar un anticipo?
she got an advance on her salaryconsiguió que le anticiparan parte del sueldo
3.3. (= loan) → préstamo m
4. (= rise) (in prices) → alza f, aumento m
any advance on £15? (in auction) → ¿alguien ofrece más de 15 libras?, 15 libras ¿alguien da más?
5. advances (amorous) → insinuaciones fpl (Pol) → intentos mpl de acercamiento
to make advances to or toward(s) sb (amorous) → insinuarse a algn, hacer insinuaciones a algn
she accused him of making unwanted sexual advanceslo acusó de insinuaciones sexuales indebidas
she rejected his advancesno hizo caso de sus insinuaciones
6. in advance: to let sb know a week in advanceavisar a algn con ocho días de antelación
to book in advancereservar con antelación
the dish may be made in advanceel plato puede prepararse con anterioridad
in advance of to arrive in advance of sbllegar antes que algn
to be in advance of one's timeadelantarse a su época, estar por delante de su época
to pay in advancepagar por adelantado
to send sb on in advancemandar a algn por delante
thanking you in advanceagradeciéndole de antemano
B. VT
1. (= move forward) [+ time, date, clock] → adelantar (Mil) [+ troops] → avanzar
it advances the ageing processacelera el envejecimiento
2. (= further) [+ plan, knowledge] → potenciar; [+ interests] → promover, fomentar; [+ career] → promocionar; [+ cause, claim] → promover; [+ person] (in career) → ascender (to a) he has done much to advance our understanding of musicha contribuido mucho a potenciar nuestros conocimientos musicales
3. (= put forward) [+ idea, opinion, theory] → proponer, sugerir; [+ suggestion] → hacer; [+ proposal] → presentar; [+ opinion] → expresar
he advanced the theory thatpropuso or sugirió la teoría de que ...
4. (= hand over) [+ money] (as initial fee) → adelantar, anticipar; (as early wages) → adelantar; (as loan) → prestar
C. VI
1. (= move forward) → avanzar
the advancing enemy armyel ejército enemigo que avanza
she advanced across the roomavanzó hacia el otro lado de la habitación
to advance on sth/sb (gen) → acercarse a algo/algn, avanzar hacia algo/algn
to advance on sth (Mil) → avanzar sobre algo
2. (= progress) [science, technology] → progresar, adelantarse; [work, society] → avanzar; [career] → progresar; [person, pupil] → hacer progresos, progresar; (in rank) → ascender (to a)
her film career was advancing nicelysu carrera cinematográfica progresaba bien or iba por muy buen camino
despite his advancing years he was a good playera pesar de su edad (avanzada) era un buen jugador
with advancing years one forgetscon el paso de los años uno se olvida
3. (Fin) (= rise) [price] → subir
D. CPD advance booking Nreserva f anticipada, reserva f por anticipado
"advance booking advisable"se recomienda que reserven por adelantado
advance booking office N (Brit) → taquilla f (de reservas or venta anticipada)
advance copy N [of book] → ejemplar m de muestra; [of speech] → copia f (del discurso)
advance guard N (= reconnaissance group) → avanzada f; (= lookouts) → avanzadilla f; (= mobile unit) → brigada f móvil
advance man N (US) (Pol) responsable de una campaña política
advance notice Naviso m previo
meals can be provided with advance noticecon aviso previo, se preparan comidas
advance party N (= reconnaissance group) → avanzada f; (= lookouts) → avanzadilla f
advance payment Nanticipo m
advance publicity Npromoción f (antes del estreno, lanzamiento, etc)
advance warning Naviso m previo

advance

[ədˈvɑːns]
n
(= forward movement) → avance f
in advance [book, prepare, notify, agree, plan, decide] → à l'avance; [pay] → d'avance
They bought the tickets in advance → Ils ont acheté les billets à l'avance.
He arrived half an hour in advance → Il arriva une demi-heure à l'avance.
in advance of → avant
(= improvement) → progrès m
advances in sth → des progrès dans qch
advances in air safety → les progrès de la sécurité aérienne
(= money) → avance f, acompte m
to pay sb an advance on sth → payer à qn un acompte sur qch
advances npl (= overtures) (gen)propositions fpl; (amorous)avances fpl
to make advances to sb (gen)faire des propositions à qn; (amorously)faire des avances à qn
vt
(= put forward) [+ theory, explanation, argument] → avancer
[+ money] → avancer
(= promote) [+ cause, interests] → promouvoir
(= move forward) [+ process] → accélérer
vi
(= move forward) [person, troops] → avancer
The troops are advancing → Les troupes avancent.
to advance on sth → avancer sur qch
Troops are advancing on the capital → Les troupes avancent sur la capitale.
(= make progress) [technology, understanding] → progresser
Technology has advanced a lot → La technologie a beaucoup progressé.
[water level] → monteradvance booking n
Advance booking is essential → Il est indispensable de réserver.
"advance booking advisable" → "il est conseillé de réserver à l'avance"

advance

n
(= progress)Fortschritt m
(= movement forward, of old age) → Voranschreiten nt; (of science)Weiterentwicklung f; (of sea, ideas)Vordringen nt; with the advance of old agemit fortschreitendem Alter
(Mil) → Vormarsch m, → Vorrücken nt
(= money)Vorschuss m (→ on auf +acc)
advances pl (amorous, fig) → Annäherungsversuche pl
in advanceim Voraus; (temporal also) → vorher; to send somebody on in advancejdn vorausschicken; £10 in advance£ 10 als Vorschuss; thanking you in advancemit bestem Dank im Voraus; to arrive in advance of the othersvor den anderen ankommen; to be (well) in advance of somebody/one’s timejdm/seiner Zeit (weit) voraus sein
vt
(= move forward) date, timevorverlegen; the dancer slowly advances one footdie Tänzerin setzt langsam einen Fuß vor
(Mil) troopsvorrücken lassen
(= further) work, projectvoran- or weiterbringen, förderlich sein für; cause, interests, careerfördern; knowledgevergrößern; (= accelerate) growthvorantreiben; (= promote) employee etcbefördern
(= put forward) reason, opinion, planvorbringen
(= pay beforehand) (→ jdm) → (als) Vorschuss geben, vorschießen (inf); (= lend)als Kredit geben
(= raise) pricesanheben
vi
(Mil) → vorrücken; government troops are advancing against the rebelsdie Regierungstruppen rücken weiter gegen die Rebellen vor
(= move forward)vorankommen; to advance toward(s) somebody/somethingauf jdn/etw zugehen; to advance upon somebodydrohend auf jdn zukommen; as the sea advances over the rockswährend die See über die Felsen vordringt; old age is advancing on all of uswir alle nähern uns dem Alter
(fig: = progress) → Fortschritte plmachen; we’ve advanced a long way since those dayswir sind seither ein gutes Stück voran- or weitergekommen; the work is advancing welldie Arbeit macht gute Fortschritte; are we advancing toward(s) some kind of solution?kommen wir irgend einer Lösung näher?; as mankind advances in knowledgewährend die Menschheit an Wissen gewinnt
(prices)anziehen; (costs)hochgehen, ansteigen

advance

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advance booking
nReservierung f; (Theat) → Vorverkauf m; advance opens on …der Vorverkauf beginnt am …
advance booking office
n (Theat) → Vorverkaufsstelle f
advance copy
nVorausexemplar nt, → Vorabdruck m

advance

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advance guard
nVorhut f
advance man
n (US Pol) → Wahlhelfer m

advance

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advance notice
nfrühzeitiger Bescheid; (of sth bad)Vorwarnung f; to be given advancefrühzeitig Bescheid/eine Vorwarnung erhalten
advance party
n (Mil, fig) → Vorhut f
advance payment
advance publicity
nVorabwerbung f
advance warning

advance

[ədˈvɑːns]
1. vt
a. (move forward, time, date) → anticipare; (further, plan, knowledge) (Mil) (troops) → far avanzare; (promote, interests) → favorire; (person, in career) → promuovere
b. (idea, suggestion, claim) → avanzare
c. (money) → anticipare
she wants him to advance her a loan → vuole che lui le faccia un prestito
2. vi (move forward, also) (Mil) → avanzare; (science, technology) → fare progressi, progredire; (civilization, mankind) → migliorare, fare progressi
to advance on sb (threateningly) → avanzare contro qn
3. n
a. (Mil) → avanzata (fig) (progress) → passo (in) avanti, progresso
the advance of old age → l'avanzare dell'età or degli anni
recent advances in technology → i recenti progressi della tecnica
to make advances to sb (gen) → tentare un approccio con qn (amorously) → fare delle avances a qn
in advance → in anticipo
to arrive in advance of sb → arrivare in anticipo su qn or prima di qn
to send sth a week in advance → spedire qc con una settimana di anticipo
b. (loan) advance (on)anticipo (su); (from bank) → anticipazione f bancaria (su)
4. adj (payment, booking) → anticipato/a; (copy of book) → distribuito/a in anticipo
we weren't given any advance warning of his visit → non ci avevano dato nessun preavviso del suo arrivo

advance

(ədˈvaːns) verb
1. to move forward. The army advanced towards the town; Our plans are advancing well; He married the boss's daughter to advance (= improve) his chances of promotion.
2. to supply (someone) with (money) on credit. The bank will advance you $500.
noun
1. moving forward or progressing. We've halted the enemy's advance; Great advances in medicine have been made in this century.
2. a payment made before the normal time. Can I have an advance on my salary?
3. (usually in plural) an attempt at (especially sexual) seduction.
adjective
1. made etc before the necessary or agreed time. an advance payment.
2. made beforehand. an advance booking.
3. sent ahead of the main group or force. the advance guard.
advanced adjective
having made a lot of progress; at a high level. an advanced computer course; in the advanced stages of the illness.
in advance
1. before(hand). Can you pay me in advance?
2. in front. I've been sent on in advance (of the main force).

advance

سَلَف, يَتَقَدَّمُ postupovat, záloha forskud, rykke frem vorantreiben, Vorschuss πρόοδος, προχωρώ anticipo, avance, avanzar edetä, eteneminen avance, avancer avans, napredovati avanzamento, avanzare 前進, 前進する 선금, 진군하다 voorschot, voortbewegen forskudd, rykke frem postęp, posunąć się naprzód adiantamento, avançar аванс, продвигаться avancera, förskott (n) ก้าวหน้า, ความก้าวหน้า avans, ilerlemek tạm ứng, tiền tạm ứng 前进

ad·vance

vt. avanzar, adelantar, pasar adelante;
in ___por adelantado.
References in classic literature ?
He began to advance upon the young man, his eyes glowing and his voice ringing with fervor.
I have already received advance orders for a number of my devices from abroad, and as they are destined to save lives I feel that I ought to keep on with my work.
She let her hand lie listlessly, as though her thoughts were elsewhere--somewhere in advance of her body, and she was striving to overtake them.
But under the influence of their degraded fortunes, both officers and men appeared better disposed to await the approach of their formidable antagonists, within their works, than to resist the progress of their march, by emulating the successful example of the French at Fort du Quesne, and striking a blow on their advance.
Yet the laughter of her sister in advance with the Kearney brothers seemed to make the reserve with which she tried to crush further familiarity only ridiculous.
They thronged, however, to the now open door, pressing the lieutenant-governor, in the eagerness of their curiosity, into the room in advance of them.
The Governor, in advance of his visitors, ascended one or two steps, and, throwing open the leaves of the great hall window, found himself close to little Pearl.
I had not suspected in advance that her comfortable face would pull me up, and I somehow measured the importance of what I had seen by my thus finding myself hesitate to mention it.
If a stranger were introduced into any miscellaneous metropolitan society, it would but slightly advance the general opinion of his merits, were he presented to the company as a harpooneer, say; and if in emulation of the naval officers he should append the initials S.
He then commanded his trumpet to sound a defiance to the challengers, and desired a herald to announce to them, that he should make no election, but was willing to encounter them in the order in which they pleased to advance against him.
When they had approached within a hundred yards their thoats again became unmanageable and absolutely refused to advance further toward the air craft which had frightened them.
Vertical black figures in twos and threes would advance, stop, watch, and advance again, spreading out as they did so in a thin irregular crescent that promised to enclose the pit in its attenuated horns.