Definitions for procedureprəˈsi dʒər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pro•ce•dureprəˈsi dʒər(n.)

  1. the act or manner of proceeding in any action or process; conduct.

  2. a particular course or mode of action.

  3. any given mode of conducting legal, parliamentary, or similar business.

Origin of procedure:

1605–15; < F procédure. See proceed , -ure

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. procedure(noun)əˈsi dʒər

    a way of doing sth, especially the usual or official way

    What's the application procedure?; complaints procedures


  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

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

Anagrams of procedure

  1. reproduce

Translations for procedure

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the order or method of doing something

They followed the usual procedure(s).

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