from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who makes progress, or facilitates progress in others

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who goes or travels; one who makes a journey or progress.
  • n. One who makes progress or advances.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • As we have seen, it is this condition of the progressor that Seneca has in mind in many of his writings.


  • He was a real progressor, but his team was difficult to guide.

    The Tragedy of St. Helena

  • As a slow progressor with ALS, he will still be around for a few years (maybe), but there is no way for stem cell research to produce something useful in that time, and (unless his bad heart brings him a merciful death sooner), he will become increasingly disabled, until nothing remains of him but the ability to move his eyes - his brilliant mind will be trapped in a useless body.

    Planet Atheism


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