What does procedure mean?

Definitions for procedure
prəˈsi dʒərpro·ce·dure

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.

    Etymology: From procedure, from procedere; see proceed.

  2. procedure(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From procedure, from procedere; see proceed.

  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.

    Etymology: From procedure, from procedere; see proceed.

  4. procedure(Noun)

    The steps taken in an action or other legal proceeding.

    Gracious procedures. u2014I. Taylor.

    Etymology: From procedure, from procedere; see proceed.

  5. procedure(Noun)

    A subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task.

    Etymology: From procedure, from procedere; see proceed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Procedure(noun)

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

    Etymology: [F. procdure. See Proceed.]

  2. Procedure(noun)

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

    Etymology: [F. procdure. See Proceed.]

  3. Procedure(noun)

    that which results; issue; product

    Etymology: [F. procdure. See Proceed.]

Editors Contribution

  1. procedure

    The easy and simple step-by-step instruction for how to achieve a goal or task.

    The company quality manual system had a set of quality assurance procedures.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2020  

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

How to pronounce procedure?

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How to say procedure in sign language?

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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

Examples of procedure in a Sentence

  1. Simon Sirro:

    Police identified themselves and arrested him by following all proper procedure. He is still under police custody.

  2. Robyn Davidson:

    The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life and the procedure , the process is its own reward.

  3. 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.

  4. Erasmo Palazzotto:

    The migrants are aware that the procedure to identify them would impede their journey toward the European countries where they have large communities and, often, their families.

  5. Veterinarian Jen Quayle:

    The procedure meant we didnt have to resort to more intrusive surgery, while relieving Kuzma of any pain and making it much more comfortable for him during mealtimes.

Images & Illustrations of procedure

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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
  • thủ tụcVietnamese

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