Definition Of advances


a forward movement.

the rebels' advance on Madrid was well under way

an amount of money paid before it is due or for work only partly completed.

the author was paid a $250,000 advance

an approach made to someone, typically with the aim of initiating a sexual encounter.

women accused him of making improper advances

lend (money) to (someone).

the bank advanced them a loan

move forward, typically in a purposeful way.

the troops advanced on the capital

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