n. advance payment on a salary, debt, etc; v. 1. give an advance. Adbansan ka nákug singku, I’ll advance you five pesos; 2. ask for an advance. Muadbans akug singku pára sa kumpra, I would like to have five pesos in advance for shopping; 3. for soldiers to advance. Miadbans ang mga Hapun, The Japanese advanced. Ílang giadbans ang mga kanyun, They put the artillery on the front line. — gard n. 1. a contingent sent ahead to the front; 2. something sent s.w. to prepare the way (humorous metaphor). Nag-una ang mga adbans gard kay silay magpriparar, The advance guard has gone ahead because they will get things ready.