• Favouring or promoting progress; advanced.
  • Gradually advancing in extent; increasing.
  • Promoting or favoring progress towards improved conditions or new policies, ideas or methods.
  • Liberal.
  • Of or relating to progressive education.
  • Increasing in rate as the taxable amount increases.
  • Advancing in severity.
  • Continuous.


  • A person who actively favors or strives for progress towards improved conditions, as in society or government.
  • A progressive verb; a verb used the progressive tense and generally conjugated as to end in -ing.


Opposite words


  • . Displaced native .

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