Definition for Advance (-d, -s)

advance (-d, -s), v. [OFr avance-r, move forward < L. ab- off, away + ante, before.] (webplay: bar, before, death, further, greater, old, price, the front, true, way).

  1. Continue; endure; persevere; succeed.
  2. Proceed; progress in space; move forward in time.
  3. Come forward; move towards; draw near.
  4. Approach; [word play] supply funds; furnish on credit; pay for something.
  5. Phrase. “Advancing on”: approaching; confronting; catching up with.

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