1forward or onward movement towards a destination:the darkness did not stop my progress they failed to make any progress up the estuary [count noun] archaic a state journey or official tour, especially by royalty.
2development towards an improved or more advanced condition:we are making progress towards equal rights 1move forward or onward in space or time:as the century progressed the quality of telescopes improved [with object]
(usually as adjective progressed
) Astrology calculate the position of (a planet) or of all the planets and coordinates of (a chart) according to the technique of progression.
2develop towards an improved or more advanced condition:work on the pond is progressing [with object] cause (a task or undertaking) to make progress:I cannot predict how quickly we can progress the matter