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Definitions of progressive:
  • noun:   a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
  • noun:   a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
  • adjective:   favoring or promoting progress
    Example: "Progressive schools"
  • adjective:   (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount increases
  • adjective:   gradually advancing in extent
  • adjective:   advancing in severity
    Example: "Progressive paralysis"
  • adjective:   favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)

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