Definitions for processionprəˈsɛʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emanation, rise, procession(noun)

    (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost

    "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"

  2. procession(noun)

    the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation

    "processions were forbidden"

  3. progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion(noun)

    the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

Wiktionary

  1. procession(Noun)

    The act of progressing or proceeding

  2. procession(Noun)

    A group of people or things moving along in an orderly manner, especially if doing so slowly and formally

  3. procession(Noun)

    A number of things happening in sequence (in space or in time)

  4. procession(Verb)

    To take part in a procession

  5. procession(Verb)

    To honour with a procession

  6. Origin: From processioun, from pourciession, from processio, from procedere, past participle processus; see proceed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Procession(noun)

    the act of proceeding, moving on, advancing, or issuing; regular, orderly, or ceremonious progress; continuous course

  2. Procession(noun)

    that which is moving onward in an orderly, stately, or solemn manner; a train of persons advancing in order; a ceremonious train; a retinue; as, a procession of mourners; the Lord Mayor's procession

  3. Procession(noun)

    an orderly and ceremonial progress of persons, either from the sacristy to the choir, or from the choir around the church, within or without

  4. Procession(noun)

    an old term for litanies which were said in procession and not kneeling

  5. Procession(verb)

    to ascertain, mark, and establish the boundary lines of, as lands

  6. Procession(verb)

    to march in procession

  7. Procession(verb)

    to honor with a procession

Freebase

  1. Procession

    A procession is an organized body of people walking in a formal or ceremonial manner.


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