Webster 1913 Edition
progredi, p. p.
progressus, to go forth or forward;
gradito step, go: cf. F.
A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance; specifically:
In actual space, as the progress of a ship, carriage, etc.
In the growth of an animal or plant; increase.
In business of any kind;
progressof a negotiation; the
In knowledge; in proficiency;
progressof a child at school
Toward ideal completeness or perfection in respect of quality or condition; – applied to individuals, communities, or the race;
as, social, moral, religious, or political.
A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a sovereign through parts of his own dominions.
The king being returned from his
(?; formerly pronounced like Progress, n.),
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To make progress; to move forward in space; to continue onward in course; to proceed; to advance; to go on;“As his recovery progressed.”
as, railroads are.
Let me wipe off this honorable dew,
That silverly doth
That silverly doth
progresson thy checks.
progressin that style in proportion as their pieces are treated with contempt.
The war had
progressedfor some time.
To make improvement; to advance.
progresses, art must
(?; see Progress, v. i.),
To make progress in; to pass through.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward. A man makes a slow progress or a rapid progress on a journey; a ship makes slow progress against the tide. He watched the progress of the army on its march, or the progress of a star or comet.
2.A moving forward in growth; increase; as the progress of a plant or animal.
3.Advance in business of any kind; as the progress of a negotiation; the progress of arts.
4.Advance in knowledge; intellectual or moral improvement; proficiency. The student is commended for this progress in learning; the christian for his progress in virtue and piety.
5.Removal; passage from place to place.
From Egypt arts their progress made to Greece.
6.A journey of state; a circuit.