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Advance

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.

advance

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

advance

1 to lend money to someone; a loan of money.
2 to make a payment before it is lawfully due; in the law of trusts, trustees may advance capital under an express power or under legislation to a beneficiary who has a vested or contingent interest in the capital of the trust. Advancements under the legislation may be up to half the beneficiary's expectant share and are subject to the consent of the holder of any prior interest.
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Peppino obeyed, and Franz and the count were in utter darkness, except that fifty paces in advance of them a reddish glare, more evident since Peppino had put out his torch, was visible along the wall.
When he keeps aloof and tries to provoke a battle, he is anxious for the other side to advance.
But at last the lieutenant's horse refused to go on; he could not breathe; one last spur, instead of making him advance, made him fall.
They proved to be an advance party of the main body of Blackfeet, which had been upon the trail of Sublette's party.
Something must be done at once or they would rush forward upon their fellows in a mad stampede that would result in trampling down hundreds beneath the flood and eventually clogging the passage beyond any hope of retreat for those in advance.
You command only my advance guard, and have no right to arrange an armistice without my order.
Here, I felt, I could defy an army, for but a single foeman could advance upon me at a time, nor could he know that I was awaiting him until he came full upon me around the corner of the turn.
Werper had still been in advance of Achmet Zek when he reached the forest; but the latter, better mounted, was gaining upon him.
They were down wind from Tarzan, and so their scent was not carried to him, and as his back was turned half toward them he did not see their cautious advance over the edge of the promontory and down through the rank grass toward the sandy beach where he lay.
Henry, flushing in mortification and anger, rose to advance upon De Montfort, but suddenly recollecting the power which he represented, he thought better of whatever action he contemplated, and with a haughty sneer turned to his courtiers.
Of course the security which you offer is no security at all, and no sane man would advance five thousand pennies on it.
The executioner also readily acquiesced in the proposal, making only one condition, -- that of being paid in advance.