To progress is to move forward or advance towards completion.
To accomplish something successfully; perform at a standard or above standard level:
To join by or fit into a gain.
To gain (a prize or award) in competition
(Idiomatic, intransitive) to start being in a winning position (e.g. in a race or competition).
The definition of improve is to make something or someone better, or to become better.
To help or hasten the success or completion of; further
Find another word for make-headway. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for make-headway, like: improve, progress, achieve, become better, advance, gain, win, pull-ahead, get ahead and gain-ground.