advance
ad·vance 1 vt ad·vanced, ad·vanc·ing: to supply or provide ahead of time: as
a: to give (a gift) by way of or as an advancement
b: to supply (as money) beforehand in expectation of repayment or other future adjustment
advance 2 n: a provision of something (as goods or money) before a return is received; also: the money or goods supplied

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

advance
I (allowance) noun accommodation, anticipated loan, cash payment, compensation, credit, defrayment, disbursement, emolument, expenditure, fee, giving beforehand, installment, investment, pay, payment beforehand, remuneration, subscription associated concepts: advance as against profits, advancement from an estate grant, future advances II (increase) noun amplification, augmentation, elaboration, enhancement, enlargement, enrichment, expansion, extension, improvement, increase, increment, intensification, prolongation, protraction III (progression) noun elevation, expedition, facilitation, forward motion, forward movement, forwarding, headway, progress, progression, progressus, promotion, upsurge associated concepts: advance payment, advance sheets, anticipatory repudiation, contract breached in advance IV index abet, accession (enlargement), accretion, accrue (increase), adduce, advancement (loan), aid (help), aid, allege, ameliorate, appreciate (increase), approach, argue, assert, augmentation, bid, boom (increase), boom (prosperity), capitalize (provide capital), certify (attest), cite (state), compound, conduce, contend (maintain), contribute (assist), course, credit (delayed payment), cultivate, declare, develop, development (progression), elevate, evolve, expand, expedite, extend (offer), facilitate, favor, finance, foster, further, gain, hasten, headway, heighten (augment), help, honor, installment, inure (benefit), invest (fund), invitation, lend, loan (noun), loan (verb), lobby, meliorate, nurture, offer (tender), onset (assault), overture, plead (allege in a legal action), pose (propound), posit, postulate, precipitate (hasten), precursory, preface, prefer, proceed (go forward), proffer, profit, progress (noun), progress (verb), promotion (advancement), propose, propound, prosecute (carry forward), recommend, remit (submit for consideration), resume, send, serve (assist), signify (inform), step, submit (give), subsidize, succeed (attain), tender, urge

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


advance
v.
To move forward or make progress; to approach; to pay money or some other payment before it is due, as when an author receives an advance before a book is written.
n.
Money paid before it is due; money or other objects given on credit, with some future repayment anticipated.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


advance
1. to lend money to someone; a loan of money.
2. to make a payment before it is lawfully due; in the law of trusts, trustees make advance capital under an express power or under Section 32 of the Trustee Act 1925 to a beneficiary who has a vested or contingent interest in the capital of the trust. Advancements under Section 32 may be up to half the beneficiary's expectant share and are subject to the consent of the holder of any prior interest.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


advance
A type of loan or payment in which money is paid ahead of time, in anticipation of repayment or other future adjustment. For example, paying for goods before they are shipped.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

advance
England, Wales

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


advance
n. Monies paid before any consideration is received in exchange.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


advance
To pay money or give something of value before the date designated to do so; to provide capital to help a planned enterprise, expecting a return from it; to give someone an item before payment has been made for it.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


advance
To pay money or give something of value before the date designated to do so; to provide capital to help a planned enterprise, expecting a return from it; to give someone an item before payment has been made for it.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

advance
n.
   a payment which is made before it is legally due, such as before shipment is made, a sale is completed, a book is completed by the author, or a note is due to be paid.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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