- the progressive aspect.
- a verb form or construction in the progressive, as are thinking in They are thinking about it.
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Example sentences from the Web for progressive
After all, Supernatural spent most of its 15-year run delivering regressively conservative themes, despite having a large, relatively progressive female fanbase.Supernatural’s bonkers series finale marked the end of an era of fandom|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
To see the progressive work she has been able to accomplish over the past six years and then to know that she sees the same potential in me was just the push I needed to step into that role.Trans, non-binary candidates make history in state legislative races|Parker Purifoy|November 18, 2020|Washington Blade
A progressive and diverse culture has earned Fort Lauderdale one of the top 100 places to live in America.
Using the new D&I data, we will launch next year a list ranking the most progressive companies in racial inclusion.
Now, she was steering the city’s ascendant progressive majority, perfectly positioned to shape an environmentally friendly, transit-focused vision for the region.
After police closed the exhibit in which Merrick was put on public display, his circumstances grew progressively more dire.
Think about this: music is the only branch of the entertainment world to embrace progressively inferior technologies.Five Lessons the Faltering Music Industry Could Learn From TV|Ted Gioia|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite her excellent care, Dr. Wahls grew progressively disabled.
Progressively, we saw the figures rise, the press picked it up and then it went absolutely off the charts.Sandi Thom On How To Make It As A Female Rock Star|Sandi Thom|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The imagery has been progressively captured by satellites passing over various areas,” he said.
In short, the governmental system adopted is intended to raise the native progressively from savagery to municipal life.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
He multiplied six figures progressively, and reported the product—then gave his consent.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
This number increases progressively upstream from mouth to source.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas|Artie L. Metcalf
Our small improvements in effectiveness have been progressively offset by increasing casualties and loss of territory.Greylorn|John Keith Laumer
This change takes place either throughout the whole mass at once, or progressively from one extremity to the other.The Rain Cloud|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for progressive (1 of 2)
- the progressive aspect of a verb
- a verb in this aspect