Adjective Definition

advanced

1.Definition: (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry

"Advanced societies", "An advanced country technologically"


2.Definition: ahead in development; complex or intricate

"Advanced technology"

Related Adjective(s):sophisticated


3.Definition: ahead of the times

"The advanced teaching methods", "Had advanced views on the subject"

Related Adjective(s):innovative, modern


4.Definition: at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill

"An advanced degree", "An advanced text in physics", "Special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University"


5.Definition: comparatively late in a course of development

"The illness had reached an advanced stage", "An advanced state of exhaustion"


6.Definition: far along in time

"A man of advanced age", "Advanced in years"

Related Adjective(s):ripe


7.Definition: farther along in physical or mental development

"The child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'", "Children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average"


8.Definition: situated ahead or going before

"At that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"

Related Adjective(s):advance




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