fur·ther·ance /ˈfɝðrən(t)s, ˈfɚ/
Fur·ther·ance n. The act of furthering or helping forward; promotion; advancement; progress.
I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your
furthersnce and joy of faith. --Phil. i. 25.
Built of furtherance and pursuing, Not of spent deeds, but of doing. --Emerson.
n 1: encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of
something [syn: promotion, advancement]
2: the advancement of some enterprise; "his experience in
marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career" [syn: