- 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.
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.
You can fixate your brain on "Potent Potables" for five progressively harder questions, then on "Kings of England" for five more.How I Taught Arthur Chu to Be the ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Everyone Loves to Hate|Keith Williams|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though essentially serious, the novels are also progressively funnier.A Country House of Fools: Norman Rush’s ‘Subtle Bodies’|Tom LeClair|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sending anything more warlike than a progressively increasing amount of American military aid and advisers was not in the cards.
Up to a certain point, the thought is progressively complicated; after that, it is resolved.Materials and Methods of Fiction|Clayton Hamilton
The psychology of the imaginer reduces itself to a progressively increasing interchange of rôles.Essay on the Creative Imagination|Th. Ribot
Ether alters gradually with contact of air; absorbing oxygen, and progressively changing into acetic acid and water.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Progressively as superstition diminished, this last became the sole cause.Illustrations of Universal Progress|Herbert Spencer
Successive revisions of estimates have, with but few exceptions, progressively increased the total mineral supplies available.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
British Dictionary definitions for progressive (1 of 2)
- the progressive aspect of a verb
- a verb in this aspect