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Definition 1: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for progression in the sense of this definition

(progression is a kind of ...) the act of changing location from one place to another

"police controlled the motion of the crowd" "the movement of people from the farms to the cities" "his move put him directly in my path"

(... is a kind of progression ) an effort to advance

"the army made a push toward the sea"

(... is a kind of progression ) the general progression of your working or professional life

"the general had had a distinguished career" "he had a long career in the law"

(... is a kind of progression ) a steady advance

"the march of science" "the march of time"

(... is a kind of progression ) easy unobstructed progress

"after we solved that problem the rest was plain sailing"

(... is a kind of progression ) advancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors

"the company still believes the chip is a leapfrog in integration and will pay huge dividends"

Definition 2: a movement forward - [noun denoting event]

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

  • he listened for the progress of the troops

Synonyms for progression in the sense of this definition

(progression is a kind of ...) a movement through space that changes the location of something

(... is a kind of progression ) forward movement

"the ship made little headway against the gale"

Definition 3: a series with a definite pattern of advance - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for progression in the sense of this definition

(progression is a kind of ...) similar things placed in order or happening one after another

"they were investigating a series of bank robberies"

(... is a kind of progression ) (mathematics) a progression in which a constant is added to each term in order to obtain the next term

"1-4-7-10-13- is the start of an arithmetic progression"

(... is a kind of progression ) (mathematics) a progression in which each term is multiplied by a constant in order to obtain the next term

"1-4-16-64-256- is the start of a geometric progression"

(... is a kind of progression ) (mathematics) a progression of terms whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression

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