from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Highly developed or complex.
- adj. Being at a higher level than others: an advanced text in physics.
- adj. Ahead of the times; progressive: advanced teaching methods.
- adj. Far along in course or time: an advanced stage of illness; a person of advanced age.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of advance.
- adj. At or close to the state of the art.
- adj. Enhanced.
- adj. Having moved forward in time or space (e.g. advanced ignition timing).
- adj. In a late stage of development; greatly developed beyond an initial stage.
- adj. Pronounced farther to the front of the vocal tract.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. In the van or front.
- adj. In the front or before others, as regards progress or ideas.
- adj. Far on in life or time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Situated in front of or before others.
- In the front; forward; being in advance of or beyond others in attainments, degree, etc.: as, an advanced Liberal.
- Having reached a comparatively late stage, as of development, progress, life, etc.: as, he is now at an advanced age.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. farther along in physical or mental development
- adj. far along in time
- adj. ahead in development; complex or intricate
- adj. comparatively late in a course of development
- adj. situated ahead or going before
- adj. ahead of the times
- adj. (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry
- adj. at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill
advance + -ed (Wiktionary)