What does proceed mean?

Definitions for proceed
prəˈsid; ˈproʊ sidpro·ceed

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. continue, go on, carry on, proceed(verb)

    continue talking

    "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

  4. proceed, go(verb)

    follow a certain course

    "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"

  5. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. proceed(Verb)

    To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun.

    to proceed on a journey.

  2. proceed(Verb)

    To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another.

    To proceed with a story or argument.

  3. proceed(Verb)

    To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from.

    Light proceeds from the sun.

  4. proceed(Verb)

    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.

  5. proceed(Verb)

    To be transacted; to take place; to occur.

  6. proceed(Verb)

    To have application or effect; to operate.

  7. proceed(Verb)

    To begin and carry on a legal process.

  8. Origin: From proceder, from procedere, from pro + cedere; see cede.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proceed(verb)

    to move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun; as, to proceed on a journey

  2. Proceed(verb)

    to pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another; as, to proceed with a story or argument

  3. Proceed(verb)

    to issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from; as, light proceeds from the sun

  4. Proceed(verb)

    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

  5. Proceed(verb)

    to be transacted; to take place; to occur

  6. Proceed(verb)

    to have application or effect; to operate

  7. Proceed(verb)

    to begin and carry on a legal process

  8. Proceed(noun)

    see Proceeds

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Proceed

    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. procedĕrepro, before, cedĕre, cessum, to go.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proceed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4380

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proceed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3850

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proceed' in Nouns Frequency: #2910

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proceed' in Verbs Frequency: #449

Anagrams for proceed »

  1. pre-Code, precode

  2. Pre-Code

  3. Precode

How to say proceed in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proceed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proceed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of proceed in a Sentence

  1. Linnaeus:

    Nature does not proceed by leaps.

  2. Jeff Sessions:

    There is enough there to proceed to a trial.

  3. Robert Kelner:

    General Flynn is eager to proceed to sentencing.

  4. Orrin Hatch:

    We're going to proceed -- there's no question about it.

  5. James Hallinan:

    Our office will proceed transparently by way of preliminary hearing.

Images & Illustrations of proceed

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Translations for proceed

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  • انطلقArabic
  • proceder, continuarSpanish
  • ادامهPersian
  • jatkaa, edetä, lähteäFinnish
  • procéderFrench
  • leanScottish Gaelic
  • halad, zajlikHungarian
  • procedereItalian
  • 前進Japanese
  • hoake, nawaki, manatuMāori
  • afkomstig zijn van, doorgaan, verdergaan, voortkomenDutch
  • procedaRomanian
  • отправля́ться, произойти́, приступа́ть, отпра́виться, исходи́ть, происходи́ть, продо́лжить, состоя́ться, приступи́ть, продолжа́ть, изойти́Russian
  • ilerlemek, devam etmek, gitmekTurkish
  • tiến hànhVietnamese

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