Progressive is an adjectival form of progress and may refer to:


* Progressivism, a political movement/ideology with origins in early 20th century America
* Progressive Era, period of reform in the United States lasting from the 1890s through the 1920s
* Progressive Party, name of several different active and inactive political parties across the world
* Progressive tax, tax imposed so that the tax rate increases as the amount to which the rate is applied increases
* "The Progressive", left-wing monthly magazine


* Progressive Corporation, auto insurance company in the United States
* Progressive Enterprises, New Zealand retail cooperative


* Progressive music, approach to musical composition that has been applied to several different music genres
** Progressive rock, subgenre of rock music arising in the late 1960s
** Progressive metal, genre of heavy metal music sharing traits with progressive rock
* Progressive country, subgenre of country music started in the late 60s which preceded and led to Outlaw country
* Progressive electronic music, collection of electronic dance music genres drawing upon the use of progressive performing techniques
* Progressive psytrance, style of trance music developed in the early 2000s
* Progressive rock (radio format), radio station programming format that prospered in the late 1960s and 1970s
* Progressive (album), a demo released by the German symphonic metal band Haggard in 1994


* Progressive creationism, form of Old Earth creationism that accepts that new species have appeared successively over Earth's long history
* Progressive Judaism, umbrella term for all strands of Judaism which do not view halakha as having normative status
* Progressive revelation, core teaching of the Bahá'í Faith that flows from central teachings of the religion
* Progressive Christianity, a movement within contemporary Protestantism characterized by willingness to question tradition, acceptance of human diversity, and strong emphasis on social justice
* Progressive Islam, a modern liberal interpretation of Islam


*Progressive Field (originally Jacobs Field), home of the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball


* Progressive disclosure, interaction design technique often used in human computer interaction
* Progressive scan, form of video transmission which is frame-based instead of field-based

Other fields

* Progressive illness, an illness that gradually progresses, generally to the worse.
* Progressive aspect, grammatical aspect that expresses incomplete action in progress at a specific time
* Progressive chess, chess variant in which players play progressively longer series of moves
* Progressive education, which emphasizes a "hands-on" approach to learning.
* Progressive function, function in mathematics
* Progressive jackpot, jackpot for a gaming machine where the value of the jackpot increases a small amount for every game played
* Progressive lenses, corrective lenses used in eyeglasses to correct presbyopia and other disorders of accommodation
* Progressive shifting, technique for changing gears commonly practiced by drivers of semi-trailer trucks
* Progressive stamping, metalworking method that can encompass punching, coining, and bending metal raw material

See also

* Progress
* Progression
* Progressive Alliance
* Progressive Party
* Progressive Unionist
* Progressivism

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