Progressive meaning

prə-grĕs'ĭv
Progressive is someone who advocates for reform and change.

An example of progressive is someone who pushes for social reforms to occur.

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Moving forward or onward.
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Open to or favoring new ideas, policies, or methods.

A progressive politician; progressive business leadership.

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A person who is open to or favors new ideas, policies, or methods, especially in politics.
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Becoming more severe or spreading to other parts.
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A member of a Progressive Party.
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Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments, as of a course of treatment.
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A person who actively favors or strives for progress towards improved conditions, as in society or government.
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A person who is progressive, esp. one who favors political progress or reform.
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The definition of progressive is something that happens in steps, or something that favors change and innovation.

An example of something that would be described as progressive is a disease or illness that gradually gets worse.

An example of something that would be described as progressive is a school that encourages children to be creative and to think differently outside the social norms.

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A member or supporter of a Progressive Party.
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Increasing in rate as the taxable amount increases.

A progressive income tax.

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Tending to become more severe or wider in scope.

Progressive paralysis.

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Designating a verb form that expresses an action or condition in progress.
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Of or being a style that emphasizes virtuoso technique, rhythmic and melodic complexity, and unconventional forms and instrumentation.

Progressive rock; progressive jazz.

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A progressive verb form.
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Continuing by successive steps.

A progressive decline.

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Of, or concerned with, progression.
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Designating a tax whose rate increases as the base increases.
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Of an educational system stressing individuality, self-expression, etc.
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Indicating continuing action or state, or action in progress: used as of certain verb forms (Ex: am working, as opposed to the simple form work)
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Of a Progressive Party.
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Moving forward; advancing.
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Tending to become more severe or wider in scope, as of a disease or paralysis.
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Favouring or promoting progress; advanced.
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Promoting or favoring progress towards improved conditions or new policies, ideas or methods.

A progressive politician.

Progressive business leadership.

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Of or relating to progressive education.

A progressive school.

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(of an income tax or other tax) Increasing in rate as the taxable amount increases.
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Advancing in severity.

Progressive paralysis.

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Liberal (politically)
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(grammar) Continuous.
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(grammar) A progressive verb.
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Belonging to or supporting a Progressive Party.
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Of or pertaining to such a party, its policies, or its membership.
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A member or supporter of a Progressive Party.
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Moving forward; advancing.
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Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments.

Progressive change.

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Of or relating to a Progressive Party.

The Progressive platform of 1924.

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Of or relating to progressive education.

A progressive school.

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Gradually advancing in extent; increasing.
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