Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 13 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 13 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 16 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is advance a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, advance is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 13 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 13 points.

  • Is advance a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, advance is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 16 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: increase in price or value;
examples: the news caused a general advance on the stock market
synonyms: {rise}
2.
meaning: an amount paid before it is earned ;
synonyms: {cash_advance}
3.
meaning: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal) ;
synonyms: {progress}; {progression}; {procession}; {advancement}; {forward_motion}; {onward_motion}
4.
meaning: a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others;
examples: she rejected his advances
synonyms: {overture}; {approach}; {feeler}
5.
meaning: a change for the better;
examples: progress in development
synonyms: {improvement}; {betterment}
6.
meaning: a movement forward;
examples: he listened for the progress of the troops
synonyms: {progress}; {progression}
Verb
1.
meaning: rise in rate or price;
examples: The stock market gained 24 points today
synonyms: {gain}
2.
meaning: move forward;
examples: we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward
synonyms: {set_ahead}
3.
meaning: pay in advance;
examples: Can you advance me some money?
4.
meaning: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position;
examples: John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired; Women tend not to advance in the major law firms; I got promoted after many years of hard work
synonyms: {promote}; {upgrade}; {kick_upstairs}; {raise}; {elevate}
5.
meaning: develop further;
examples: We are advancing technology every day
6.
meaning: develop in a positive way;
examples: He progressed well in school; My plants are coming along; Plans are shaping up
synonyms: {progress}; {come_on}; {come_along}; {get_on}; {get_along}; {shape_up}
7.
meaning: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.;
examples: The home team was gaining ground; After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference; win points
synonyms: {gain}; {win}; {pull_ahead}; {make_headway}; {get_ahead}; {gain_ground}
8.
meaning: cause to move forward;
examples: Can you move the car seat forward?
synonyms: {bring_forward}
9.
meaning: contribute to the progress or growth of;
examples: I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
synonyms: {promote}; {boost}; {further}; {encourage}
10.
meaning: increase or raise;
examples: boost the voltage in an electrical circuit
synonyms: {boost}; {supercharge}
11.
meaning: bring forward for consideration or acceptance;
examples: advance an argument
synonyms: {throw_out}
12.
meaning: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense;
examples: Time marches on
synonyms: {progress}; {pass_on}; {move_on}; {march_on}; {go_on}
Adjective
1.
meaning: situated ahead or going before;
examples: an advance party; at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies
synonyms: {advance(a)}; {advanced(a)}; {in_advance(p)}
2.
meaning: being ahead of time or need;
examples: gave advance warning; was beforehand with her report
synonyms: {advance(a)}; {beforehand(p)}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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