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Definitions of progression

  1. a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Course; passage; lapse or process of time. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. A regular succession of tones or chords; the movement of the parts in harmony; the order of the modulations in a piece from key to key. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. The act of going forward; advancement; passage; also, lapse of time. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Motion onward: progress: regular and gradual advance: increase or decrease of numbers or magnitudes according to a fixed law: (music) a regular succession of chords or movement in harmony. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. The act of progressing; advancement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Progressionness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Motion onward; intellectual advance; course; passage; regular or proportional advance in increase or decrease of numbers; a regular succession of chords, or movement of the parts of a musical composition in harmony. Arithmetrical progression, increase by the addition or decrease by the subtraction of a constant quantity. Geometrical progression, increase by the multiplication or decrease by the division of a constant quantity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Regular and gradual advance in any sense; improvement; a proportional and regular increase or decrease in numbers or magnitudes-applied to arith. and geom. respectively; in music, a regular succession of chords, or their movement in harmony. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Progressionly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. PROGRESSIONAL. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for progression

  1. Though the progression is irregular, yet, on the average, the inclinations decrease on approaching the Sun; and this is all we can expect. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  2. The full progression of correction marched upon him and failed to make impression: arguments, orders, warnings, threats, threshings and the stoppage of funds: none of these seemed to improve him in the least. – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
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