What does procedure mean?

Definitions for procedureprəˈsi dʒər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word procedure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. procedure, process(noun)

    a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

    "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"

  2. operation, procedure(noun)

    a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work

    "the operations in building a house"; "certain machine tool operations"

  3. routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, function(noun)

    a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

  4. procedure(noun)

    a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

Wiktionary

  1. procedure(Noun)

    A particular method for performing a task.

  2. procedure(Noun)

    A series of small tasks or steps taken to accomplish an end.

  3. procedure(Noun)

    The set of established forms or methods of an organized body for accomplishing a certain task or tasks.

    Ensure that you follow procedure when accessing customers' personal information.

  4. procedure(Noun)

    The steps taken in an action or other legal proceeding.

    Gracious procedures. u2014I. Taylor.

  5. procedure(Noun)

    A subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task.

  6. Origin: From procedure, from procedere; see proceed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Procedure(noun)

    the act or manner of proceeding or moving forward; progress; process; operation; conduct

  2. Procedure(noun)

    a step taken; an act performed; a proceeding; the steps taken in an action or other legal proceeding

  3. Procedure(noun)

    that which results; issue; product

  4. Origin: [F. procdure. See Proceed.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'procedure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1833

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'procedure' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1711

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'procedure' in Nouns Frequency: #395

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of procedure in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of procedure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. S. Leonard Rubenstein, Pennsylvania State University, Chairman of the English Department, classroom lecture 1980:

    There is no procedure for learning to write. What you must do, is learn to think.

  2. George Frost Kennan:

    The accords were fig leaves of democratic procedure to hide the nakedness of Stalinist dictatorship.

  3. Andy Carr:

    It is difficult to support or justify a procedure with the potential for serious harm, even if it is rare, when that procedure offers patients no more benefit than placebo.

  4. Alta Charo:

    The reason why the procedure should not be altered solely to obtain tissue is that the procedure is being done for the benefit of the woman, and she deserves to get the medical standard of care.

  5. Jim Halfens:

    The longer a divorce procedure takes the bigger the risk the procedure will fail, because more and more people with opinions will be involved and make it complex, we are able to split up our spouses in a clean and positive way.

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Translations for procedure

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • اجراءArabic
  • procedimentCatalan, Valencian
  • procedura, postup, úkonyCzech
  • Prozedur, Prozedere, Vorgehen, Vorgehensweise, UnterprogrammGerman
  • διαδικασίαGreek
  • trámite, procedimientoSpanish
  • kordEstonian
  • روال, رویه, روندPersian
  • menetelmä, menettely, työjärjestys, menettelytavat, menettelytapa, aliohjelma, toimintamalli, proseduuri, toimintatapa, oikeudenkäyntimenettelyFinnish
  • procédure, procédé, fonctionFrench
  • eljárás, procedúraHungarian
  • ընթացակարգArmenian
  • procedimento, iter, procedura, metodoItalian
  • 手続き, やり方, 行程, 手段, 流儀, 手順, プロシージャJapanese
  • 절차Korean
  • pēwheatanga, pēheatangaMāori
  • prosedur, tatacaraMalay
  • procedureDutch
  • procedimentoPortuguese
  • procedeu, funcție, procedură, subrutină, funcțiuneRomanian
  • проце́сс, процеду́ра, фу́нкция, ме́тод, мето́дика, подпрогра́ммаRussian
  • procedurSwedish
  • mtindoSwahili
  • prosedür, metod, yöntem, yordam, işlemTurkish

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