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progressive


I - noun
1. a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
Syn:
progressive tense, imperfect, imperfect tense, continuous tense
Hypernyms:
tense
Hyponyms:
present progressive, present progressive tense, past progressive, past progressive tense, future progressive, future progressive tense
2. a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
Syn:
liberal, liberalist
Ant:
conservative (for: liberal)
Hypernyms:
adult, grownup
Hyponyms:
armchair liberal, latitudinarian, neoliberal, pluralist, Whig

II - adjective
1. favoring or promoting progress (Freq. 3)
- progressive schools
Ant:
regressive
Similar to:
advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern, advancing,
forward, forward-moving, modernized, modernised, state-of-the-art
See Also:
forward, industrial
Derivationally related forms:
progressiveness
2. favoring or promoting reform (often by government action) (Freq. 3)
Syn:
reformist, reform-minded
Similar to:
liberal
Derivationally related forms:
reformist (for: reformist), progressiveness, progressivity
Topics:
government, governing, governance, government activity, administration
3. (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases
Ant:
regressive
Similar to:
degressive
Topics:
tax, taxation, revenue enhancement
4. gradually advancing in extent
Similar to:
increasing
5. (of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position
- progressive euchre
- progressive tournaments
Similar to:
ordered
6. advancing in severity
- progressive paralysis
Similar to:
active

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