proceed

  • 1 proceed — pro‧ceed [prəˈsiːd] verb [intransitive] formal to continue to do something that has been started: • The discussions between the two firms are proceeding slowly but satisfactorily. • In order to proceed, Millicom needs a radio frequency to test… …

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  • 2 Proceed — Pro*ceed , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Proceeded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Proceeding}.] [F. proc[ e]der. fr. L. procedere, processum, to go before, to proceed; pro forward + cedere to move. See {Cede}.] 1. To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 proceed — I (continue) verb begin again, begin where one left off, carry on, get back to work, get on, recommence, reinstate, renew, resume, return, take up again II (co forward) verb act, advance, arise, emanate, ensue, extend, flow, follow, follow a… …

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  • 4 proceed — [v1] physically or mentally carry on, carry out advance, continue, fare, get, get going, get on with, get under way*, go ahead, go on, hie, journey, make a start, march, move on, move out, pass, press on, progress, push on, repair, set in motion …

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  • 5 proceed — [prō sēd′, prəsēd′] vi. [ME proceden < MFr proceder < L procedere < pro , forward + cedere, to go: see PRO 2 & CEDE] 1. to advance or go on, esp. after stopping 2. to go on speaking, esp. after an interruption 3. to undertake and carry… …

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  • 6 Proceed — Pro ceed, n. See {Proceeds}. [Obs.] Howell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Proceed — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) EBM, Elektro Gründung 1999 Website http://www.proce …

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  • 8 proceed to — index assume (undertake) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 proceed — (v.) late 14c., to go on, also to emanate from, from O.Fr. proceder (13c.) and directly from L. procedere go forward, advance, from pro forward (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + cedere to go (see CEDE (Cf. cede)) Proceeds (n.) …

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  • 10 proceed — issue, emanate, stem, flow, derive, *spring, arise, rise, originate Analogous words: *follow, succeed, ensue: *come, arrive …

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  • 11 proceed — ► VERB 1) begin a course of action. 2) go on to do something. 3) (of an action) carry on or continue. 4) move forward. 5) Law start a lawsuit against someone. ORIGIN Latin procedere, from pro forward + cedere go …

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  • 12 proceed — pro|ceed W3S3 [prəˈsi:d] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: proceder, from [i]Latin procedere to go forward ] 1.) formal to continue to do something that has already been planned or started →↑proceeds proceed with ▪ The government was… …

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  • 13 proceed — verb ADVERB ▪ apace, quickly, rapidly ▪ Work is now proceeding apace. ▪ slowly ▪ carefully, cautiously …

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  • 14 proceed — v. 1) (d; intr.) to proceed against (to proceed against smb. in court) 2) (d; intr.) to proceed from; to (to proceed from New York to Philadelphia) 3) (d; intr.) to proceed with (to proceed with one s research) 4) (E) she proceeded to tell us… …

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  • 15 proceed */*/*/ — UK [prəˈsiːd] / US [prəˈsɪd] verb [intransitive] Word forms proceed : present tense I/you/we/they proceed he/she/it proceeds present participle proceeding past tense proceeded past participle proceeded 1) a) formal to continue to happen These… …

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  • 16 proceed — pro|ceed [ prə sid ] verb intransitive *** 1. ) to continue to happen: These negotiations had been proceeding since the late 1960s. a ) used about something that you continue doing, usually something that you might have stopped doing: We have… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 proceed — verb (I) 1 to continue to do something that has already been started: The work is proceeding according to plan. (+ with): Travis paused to consult his notes, then proceeded with his questions. (+ to): We can now proceed to the main business of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 proceed — 01. After loading our skis and bags, we [proceeded] onto the bus. 02. The [proceeds] of the book sale will go to support your community library. 03. After picking up a case of beer, the boys [proceeded] to get totally drunk. 04. Georges Bernanos… …

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  • 19 proceed — ♦♦♦ proceeds, proceeding, proceeded (The verb is pronounced [[t]prəsi͟ːd[/t]]. The plural noun in meaning 5 is pronounced [[t]pro͟ʊsiːdz[/t]].) 1) VERB If you proceed to do something, you do it, often after doing something else first. [V to inf]… …

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  • 20 proceed — verb 1) she was uncertain how to proceed Syn: begin, make a start, get going, move, set something in motion; take action, act, go on, go ahead, make progress, make headway Ant: stop 2) …

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