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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·gress /prəˈgrɛs/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prog·ress n.
 1. A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance; specifically: (a) In actual space, as the progress of a ship, carriage, etc. (b) In the growth of an animal or plant; increase. (c) In business of any kind; as, the progress of a negotiation; the progress of art. (d) In knowledge; in proficiency; as, the progress of a child at school. (e) Toward ideal completeness or perfection in respect of quality or condition; -- applied to individuals, communities, or the race; as, social, moral, religious, or political progress.
 2. A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a sovereign through parts of his own dominions.
    The king being returned from his progresse.   --Evelyn.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·gress v. i. [imp. & p. p. Progressed p. pr. & vb. n. Progressing.]
 1. To make progress; to move forward in space; to continue onward in course; to proceed; to advance; to go on; as, railroads are progressing. “As his recovery progressed.”
 Let me wipe off this honorable dew,
 That silverly doth progress on thy checks.   --Shak.
    They progress in that style in proportion as their pieces are treated with contempt.   --Washington.
    The war had progressed for some time.   --Marshall.
 2. To make improvement; to advance.
    If man progresses, art must progress too.   --Caird.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prog·ress v. t. To make progress in; to pass through. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement
           of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts" [syn: advancement]
      2: the act of moving forward toward a goal [syn: progression,
          procession, advance, advancement, forward motion,
          onward motion]
      3: a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the
         troops" [syn: progression, advance]
      v 1: develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school";
           "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
           [syn: come on, come along, advance, get on, get
           along, shape up] [ant: regress]
      2: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches
         on" [syn: advance, pass on, move on, march on, go
         on] [ant: recede]
      3: form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's
         plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the
         Indian-Pakistani border" [syn: build up, work up, build]