1. Moving forward; advancing. 2. Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments: progressive change.3. Promoting or favoring progress toward better conditions or new policies, ideas, or methods: a progressive politician; progressive business leadership.4.Progressive Of or relating to a Progressive Party: the Progressive platform of 1924.5. Of or relating to progressive education: a progressive school.6. Increasing in rate as the taxable amount increases: a progressive income tax.7.Pathology Tending to become more severe or wider in scope: progressive paralysis.8.Grammar Designating a verb form that expresses an action or condition in progress.
1. A person who actively favors or strives for progress toward better conditions, as in society or government. 2.Progressive A member or supporter of a Progressive Party. 3.Grammar A progressive verb form.