continue, go on, carry on, proceed(verb)
"I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
proceed, go forward, continue(verb)
move ahead; travel onward in time or space
"We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"
go, proceed, move(verb)
follow a procedure or take a course
"We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels"
follow a certain course
"The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep(verb)
continue a certain state, condition, or activity
"Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"
To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun.
to proceed on a journey.
To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another.
To proceed with a story or argument.
To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from.
Light proceeds from the sun.
To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method; to prosecute a design.
To be transacted; to take place; to occur.
To have application or effect; to operate.
To begin and carry on a legal process.
Origin: From proceder, from procedere, from pro + cedere; see cede.
to move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun; as, to proceed on a journey
to pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another; as, to proceed with a story or argument
to issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from; as, light proceeds from the sun
to go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method; to prosecute a design
to be transacted; to take place; to occur
to have application or effect; to operate
to begin and carry on a legal process
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prō-sēd′, v.i. to go forward: to advance: to act according to a method: to go from point to point: to issue: to be produced: to prosecute: to take an academic degree: (Shak.) to be transacted, done.—ns. Procē′dure, the act of proceeding or moving forward: a step taken or an act performed: progress: process: conduct; Proceed′er, one who goes forward or makes progress; Proceed′ing, a going forward: progress: step: operation: transaction: (pl.) a record of the transactions of a society: (Shak.) advancement.—n.pl. Pro′ceeds, the money arising from anything: rent: produce.—Special proceeding, a judicial proceeding other than an action, as, for example, a writ of mandamus; Summary proceedings, certain statutory remedies taken without the formal bringing of an action by process and pleading. [Fr. procéder—L. procedĕre—pro, before, cedĕre, cessum, to go.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'proceed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4380
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'proceed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3850
Rank popularity for the word 'proceed' in Nouns Frequency: #2910
Rank popularity for the word 'proceed' in Verbs Frequency: #449
The numerical value of proceed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of proceed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of proceed in a Sentence
Nature does not proceed by leaps.
There is enough there to proceed to a trial.
General Flynn is eager to proceed to sentencing.
We're going to proceed -- there's no question about it.
Our office will proceed transparently by way of preliminary hearing.
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- proceder, continuarSpanish
- jatkaa, edetä, lähteäFinnish
- leanScottish Gaelic
- halad, zajlikHungarian
- hoake, nawaki, manatuMāori
- afkomstig zijn van, doorgaan, verdergaan, voortkomenDutch
- отправля́ться, произойти́, приступа́ть, отпра́виться, исходи́ть, происходи́ть, продо́лжить, состоя́ться, приступи́ть, продолжа́ть, изойти́Russian
- ilerlemek, devam etmek, gitmekTurkish
- tiến hànhVietnamese
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