- the progressive aspect.
- a verb form or construction in the progressive, as are thinking in They are thinking about it.
OTHER WORDS FROM progressive
How to use progressive in a sentence
Before anti-vaxxers, there were anti-fluoriders: a group who spread fear about the anti-tooth decay agent added to drinking water.
Weiss is likely to get confirmed even as Warren and a handful of other progressive Democrats vote no.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A few years back, designer John Galliano was fined by the government for sharing just such anti-semitic sentiments in public.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The “doctorate” Duke claims is from an anti-Semitic Ukranian “diploma mill” as described by the State Department.
Charles “Father” Coughlin, a raving anti-Semite, was one of the most popular radio hosts in the country.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To give him a party name, he became an anti-clerical, strictly in a political and lawful sense.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The act, however, is a progressive piece of legislation and creates new conditions as the result of its own operation.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Martini appeared from his little anti-room, with a lamp in his hand, as the prison clock struck ten.
The unoccupied pallet of Martini lay in one corner of this miserable anti-room.
He sincerely hates all anti-tobaccoites and has a supreme disgust for the memory of King James I. and all royal foes of the plant.
British Dictionary definitions for progressive (1 of 2)
- the progressive aspect of a verb
- a verb in this aspect