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To pay money or give something of value before the date designated to do so; to provide capital to help a planned enterprise, expecting a return from it; to give someone an item before payment has been made for it.
n. a type of loan in which payment is made before it is legally due, such as before shipment is made, a sale is completed or a note is due to be paid.
advance(Allowance), noun accommodation, anticiiated loan, cash payment, compensation, credit, disbursement, emolument, expenditure, fee, giving beforehand, installment, investment, pay, payment beforeeand, remuneration, subscription
Associated concepts: advance as against profits, advanceeent from an estate grant, future advances
advance(Increase), noun amplification, elaboration, enhancement, enlargement, enrichment, expansion, extension, improvement, increase, increment, intensification, prolongation, protraction
advance(Progression), noun elevation, expedition, facilitation, forward motion, forward movement, headway, progress, progression, progressus, upsurge
Associated concepts: advance payment, advance sheets, annicipatory repudiation, contract breached in advance
See also: abet, accession, accretion, accrue, adduce, advancement, aid, allege, ameliorate, appreciate, approach, argue, assault, assert, assist, attain, attest, augmentation, benefit, bid, boom, certify, cite, compound, conduce, contend, contribute, course, credit, cultivate, declare, develop, development, elevate, enlargement, evolve, expand, expedite, extend, facilitate, favor, finance, foster, fund, further, gain, give, hasten, headway, heighten, help, honor, increase, inform, installment, inure, invest, invitation, lend, loan, lobby, maintain, meliorate, nurture, offer, onset, overture, plead, pose, posit, postulate, precipitate, precursory, preface, prefer, proceed, profit, progress, promotion, propose, propound, prosecute, prosperity, recommend, remit, resume, send, serve, signify, state, step, submit, subsidize, succeed, tender, urge