Definitions For Progressive


  • A person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
  • A tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going


  • Advancing in severity
  • Favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
  • (of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position
  • Gradually advancing in extent


  • Favoring or promoting progress
  • (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases


  • A person who favors new or modern ideas especially in politics and education

Is Progressive a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Progressive is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Progressive in a Sentence

  • The progressive movements of the hands of a clock
  • progressive forms of animal life
  • “Believe” is never used in the progressive.

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Antonyms for Progressive

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