proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedingsnoun
(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction
Progress or movement from one thing to another.
A measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding.
The proceedings of the high commission. --Macaulay.
Plural, see proceedings.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: procedé, Fr. from proceed.
I’ll acquaint our duteous citizens,
With all your just proceedings in this case. William Shakespeare.
My dear love
To your proceedings bids me tell you this. William Shakespeare.
The understanding brought to knowledge by degrees, and, in such a general proceeding, nothing is hard. John Locke.
It is a very unusual proceeding, and I would not have been guilty of it for the world. John Arbuthnot, Hist. of J. Bull.
From the earliest ages of christianity, there never was a precedent of such a proceeding. Jonathan Swift.
the act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction; progress or movement from one thing to another; a measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding
the course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'proceeding' in Nouns Frequency: #1052
The numerical value of proceeding in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of proceeding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Proceeding cautiously in raising the federal funds rate will allow us to keep the monetary support to economic growth in place while we assess whether growth is returning to a moderate pace, whether the labor market will strengthen further, and whether inflation will continue to make progress.
This is not over. We will be asking the federal appeals court to expedite the ongoing appeals proceeding to halt the irreversible and imminent damage from Trump's border wall. Border communities, the environment, and our Constitution's separation of powers will be permanently harmed should Trump get away with pillaging military funds for a xenophobic border wall Congress denied.
An impeachment inquiry is a judicial proceeding, or has been considered in the past, and certainly an inquiry which may help you determine whether or not to initiate an impeachment is preparatory to that.
We have in general recommended that vessels proceeding to Singapore and passing Malaysian waters take appropriate security measures.
If the U.S. is trying to drive us into a corner to force our unilateral nuclear abandonment, we will no longer be interested in such dialogue and cannot but reconsider our proceeding to the DPRK-U.S. summit, we have already stated our intention for denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and made clear on several occasions that precondition for denuclearization is to put an end to anti-DPRK hostile policy and nuclear threats and blackmail of the United States.
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