advance toward

advance toward

To move forward or maneuver toward a location or goal The army advanced toward the enemy capital. I crossed the street to avoid the strange man advancing toward me.
See also: advance, toward
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The combined navies of Dusar, Ptarth and Kaol had been intercepted in their advance toward Helium by the mighty Heliumitic navy--the most formidable upon Barsoom, not alone in numbers and armament, but in the training and courage of its officers and warriors, and the zitidaric proportions of many of its monster battleships.
But Porthos was not a man to abandon an old servant, and when Musqueton rose above the water, blind as a new-born puppy, he found he was supported by the large hand of Porthos and that he was thus enabled, without having occasion even to move, to advance toward the cable with the dignity of a very triton.
The governor, at my request, gave the sign for Caesar and Brutus to advance towards us.
He saw nothing but death or the advance towards death in everything.
This request was immediately rejected, and the troops were ordered to fix bayonets and advance towards the prisoners, a motion which had the effect of producing obedience on the part of the young men, who forthwith commenced their march.
The most simple and familiar portion of time, applicable to the subject was that of a year; and hence the doctrine has been inculcated by a laudable zeal, to erect some barrier against the gradual innovations of an unlimited government, that the advance towards tyranny was to be calculated by the distance of departure from the fixed point of annual elections.
We believe that the plato platform, which is designed to enable the treatment of thousands of patients, if our gene therapies are approved, represents a significant advance toward commercial readiness."
Summary: New York [USA], Sept 28 (ANI): South Korean President Moon Jae-in has called for the support of the world community to help North Korea to advance toward denuclearisation and to establish peace on the Korean Peninsula.
Dozens Saudi troops were killed and injured during repelling their advance toward Shabaka site, the official added.
Gen Raed Jawdat, said in a statement that the police units made speedy advance toward western districts in Talafar, heavily bombarding strongholds of the so-called Islamic State (IS).
(0200 GMT) started their advance toward their targets in the city of Fallujah, some 50 km west of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, to free it from Daesh (Daesh group)," Sabah Nu'man, spokesman of anti-terrorism force, told the state-run Iraqiya channel.
Besieged by Houthi forces and their supporters, Taiz is a key location for pro-government forces to advance toward the rebel-held capital, Sanaa.
Kaim went on to say that NATO targeted police checkpoints in the Nafusa mountains southwest of Tripoli ahead of a rebel advance toward the village of Qawalish, which rebel fighters claimed they seized Wednesday.
The ruling is a blow to Serbia's efforts to show it is doing all it can to arrest Mladic, whom it must capture to advance toward EU membership.
PAKISTAN: Commandos retook a key town from the Taliban as planes bombed militants to halt their advance toward the Pakistani capital.