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Definition 1: (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where advanced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • advanced societies
  • an advanced country technologically

(advanced is similar to ...) having a high state of culture and development both social and technological

"terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world"

Definition 2: situated ahead or going before - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where advanced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an advance party
  • at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies

Synonyms for advanced in the sense of this definition

(advanced is similar to ...) relating to or located in the front

"the front lines" "the front porch"

Definition 3: ahead in development; complex or intricate - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where advanced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • advanced technology
  • a sophisticated electronic control system

Synonyms for advanced in the sense of this definition

(advanced is similar to ...) resembling or making use of highly advanced technology or devices

Definition 4: far along in time - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where advanced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a man of advanced age
  • advanced in years
  • a ripe old age
  • the ripe age of 90

Synonyms for advanced in the sense of this definition

(advanced is similar to ...) being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time

"late evening" "late 18th century" "a late movie" "took a late flight" "had a late breakfast"

Definition 5: comparatively late in a course of development - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where advanced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the illness had reached an advanced stage
  • an advanced state of exhaustion

(advanced is similar to ...) at or toward an end or late period or stage of development

"the late phase of feudalism" "a later symptom of the disease" "later medical science could have saved the child"

Definition 6: farther along in physical or mental development - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where advanced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'
  • children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average

(advanced is similar to ...) characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)

"a precocious child" "a precocious achievement"

Definition 7: ahead of the times - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where advanced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the advanced teaching methods
  • had advanced views on the subject
  • a forward-looking corporation
  • is British industry innovative enough?

Synonyms for advanced in the sense of this definition

(advanced is similar to ...) favoring or promoting progress

"progressive schools"

Definition 8: at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where advanced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an advanced degree
  • an advanced text in physics
  • special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University

(advanced is similar to ...) greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

"a high temperature" "a high price" "the high point of his career" "high risks" "has high hopes" "the river is high" "he has a high opinion of himself"

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