1) to beat forward 1a) to lengthen out by hammering (as a smith forges metals) 1b) metaph. to promote, forward, further 2) to go forward, advance, proceed 2a) of time: the night is far spent 2b) metaph. to increase, make progress
From G4253 and G2875; to driveforward (as if by beating), that is, (figuratively and intransitively) to advance (in amount, to grow; in time, to bewellalong)
KJV Usage: increase, proceed, profit, be far spent, wax.