Synonyms of progress in English:

progress


See definition of progress

noun

1‘ceaseless rain made further progress impossible’

SYNONYMS

forward movement, onward movement, progression, advance, advancement, headway, passage

going

2‘the progress of medical science’

SYNONYMS

development, advance, advancement, headway, step forward, steps forward, progression, improvement, betterment, growth

breakthrough


verb

1‘they progressed slowly back along the grass’

SYNONYMS

go, make one's way, move, move forward, go forward, proceed, continue, advance, go on, make progress, make headway, press on, gain ground, push forward, forge ahead, go ahead, work one's way

ANTONYMS

return

2‘the practice has a strong commercial base and has progressed steadily’

SYNONYMS

develop, make progress, advance, make headway, take steps forward, make strides, get better, come on, come along, move on, get on, gain ground, shape up, improve, thrive, prosper, blossom, flourish

grow, expand, increase, mature, evolve

informal be getting there

ANTONYMS

regress, deteriorate


Phrases

    in progress

      ‘a game of cricket was in progress’

      SYNONYMS

      under way, going on, ongoing, happening, occurring, taking place, proceeding, being done, being performed, continuing, in operation

      awaiting completion, not finished, not completed, on the stocks

      North American

      in the works