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pro·ceed

 (prō-sēd′, prə-)
intr.v. pro·ceed·ed, pro·ceed·ing, pro·ceeds
1. To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue: proceeded to his destination; paused to clear her throat, then proceeded.
2. To begin to carry on an action or a process: looked surprised, then proceeded to roar with laughter.
3. To move on in an orderly manner: Business proceeded as usual.
4. To come from a source; originate or issue: behavior proceeding from hidden motives. See Synonyms at stem1.
5. Law To institute and pursue legal action: proceeded against the defaulting debtor.
pl.n. pro·ceeds (prō′sēdz′)
The amount of money derived from a commercial or fundraising venture; the yield.

[Middle English proceden, from Old French proceder, from Latin prōcēdere : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·ceed′er n.

proceed

(prəˈsiːd)
vb (intr)
1. (often foll by to) to advance or carry on, esp after stopping
2. (often foll by with) to undertake and continue (something or to do something): he proceeded with his reading.
3. (Law) (often foll by against) to institute or carry on a legal action
4. to emerge or originate; arise: evil proceeds from the heart.
[C14: from Latin prōcēdere to advance, from pro-1 + cēdere to go]
proˈceeder n

pro•ceed

(v. prəˈsid; n. ˈproʊ sid)

v.i.
1. to move or go forward or onward, esp. after stopping.
2. to carry on or continue any action or process.
3. to go on to do something.
4. to continue one's discourse.
5. to initiate a legal action (often fol. by against).
6. to be carried on, as an action or process.
7. to go or come forth; issue (often fol. by from).
8. to arise, originate, or result (usu. fol. by from).
n.
9. something that results or accrues.
10. the total amount or profit derived from a sale or other transaction.
proceeds,
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin prōcēdere. See pro-1, cede]
pro•ceed′er, n.
procedure, process, proceed - Procedure, process, and proceed come from Latin procedere, "to go forward."
See also related terms for procedure.

proceed

precede
1. 'proceed'

If you proceed (/prəsiːd/) to do something, you do it after you have finished doing something else.

He proceeded to explain.
She proceeded to hand over the key to my room.

In stories and formal English, if someone proceeds in a particular direction, they go in that direction.

He proceeded downstairs.
...as we were proceeding along Chiswick High Street.
2. 'precede'

To precede (/prɪsiːd/) an event means to happen before it. Precede is a formal word.

The children's dinner was preceded by party games.

proceed


Past participle: proceeded
Gerund: proceeding

Imperative
proceed
proceed
Present
I proceed
you proceed
he/she/it proceeds
we proceed
you proceed
they proceed
Preterite
I proceeded
you proceeded
he/she/it proceeded
we proceeded
you proceeded
they proceeded
Present Continuous
I am proceeding
you are proceeding
he/she/it is proceeding
we are proceeding
you are proceeding
they are proceeding
Present Perfect
I have proceeded
you have proceeded
he/she/it has proceeded
we have proceeded
you have proceeded
they have proceeded
Past Continuous
I was proceeding
you were proceeding
he/she/it was proceeding
we were proceeding
you were proceeding
they were proceeding
Past Perfect
I had proceeded
you had proceeded
he/she/it had proceeded
we had proceeded
you had proceeded
they had proceeded
Future
I will proceed
you will proceed
he/she/it will proceed
we will proceed
you will proceed
they will proceed
Future Perfect
I will have proceeded
you will have proceeded
he/she/it will have proceeded
we will have proceeded
you will have proceeded
they will have proceeded
Future Continuous
I will be proceeding
you will be proceeding
he/she/it will be proceeding
we will be proceeding
you will be proceeding
they will be proceeding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been proceeding
you have been proceeding
he/she/it has been proceeding
we have been proceeding
you have been proceeding
they have been proceeding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been proceeding
you will have been proceeding
he/she/it will have been proceeding
we will have been proceeding
you will have been proceeding
they will have been proceeding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been proceeding
you had been proceeding
he/she/it had been proceeding
we had been proceeding
you had been proceeding
they had been proceeding
Conditional
I would proceed
you would proceed
he/she/it would proceed
we would proceed
you would proceed
they would proceed
Past Conditional
I would have proceeded
you would have proceeded
he/she/it would have proceeded
we would have proceeded
you would have proceeded
they would have proceeded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.proceed - continue talking; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
segue - proceed without interruption; in music or talk; "He segued into another discourse"
talk, speak - exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
jog, ramble, ramble on - continue talking or writing in a desultory manner; "This novel rambles on and jogs"
2.proceed - 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, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
head - to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
trace - make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along; "The children traced along the edge of the dark forest"; "The women traced the pasture"
roar - act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way; "desperadoes from the hills regularly roared in to take over the town"-R.A.Billington
limp - proceed slowly or with difficulty; "the boat limped into the harbor"
wander - go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"
preserve, uphold, carry on, continue, bear on - keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
3.proceed - 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"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
work - proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity; "work your way through every problem or task"; "She was working on her second martini when the guests arrived"; "Start from the bottom and work towards the top"
venture, embark - proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
steamroll, steamroller - proceed with great force; "The new teacher tends to steamroller"
4.proceed - follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
hap, happen, occur, come about, take place, go on, pass off, fall out, pass - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
drag on, drag out, drag - proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged on for two hours"
fare, get along, make out, do, come - proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way"
5.proceed - 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"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
preserve, uphold, carry on, continue, bear on - keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
hold - remain in a certain state, position, or condition; "The weather held"; "They held on the road and kept marching"
keep going, run on - continue uninterrupted; "The disease will run on unchecked"; "The party kept going until 4 A.M."
ride - continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride"
continue - continue after an interruption; "The demonstration continued after a break for lunch"

proceed

verb
1. begin, go ahead, get going, make a start, get under way, set something in motion I had no idea how to proceed.
2. continue, go on, progress, carry on, go ahead, get on, press on The defence is not yet ready to proceed with the trial.
continue end, stop, halt, cease, break off, discontinue, leave off
3. go on, continue, advance, progress, carry on, go ahead, move on, move forward, press on, push on, make your way She proceeded along the hallway.
go on stop, halt, retreat
4. arise, come, follow, issue, result, spring, flow, stem, derive, originate, ensue, emanate Does Othello's downfall proceed from a flaw in his character?

proceed

verb
1. To move along a particular course:
2. To go forward, especially toward a conclusion:
3. To have as a source:
Translations
انطلقيُباشِر العَمَل فييَبدأيُتابِع، يَسْتَمِريُقيمُ دَعْوى
pocházetpokračovatpostupovatpřikročitzakročit
begyndefortsættekomme afretsforfølge
eljár
byrja áfylgja tilteknum aîferîumhalda áframhöfîa mál gegnorsakast af
kelti byląpranešimaiprotokolasteismo procesastoliau eiti daryti
celties, rastiesdarbotiesierosināt tiesas prāvu/lietuķerties pierīkoties
postupovaťprikročiť
nadaljevati

proceed

[prəˈsiːd]
A. VI
1. (frm) (= go) [person, vehicle] → avanzar; [plan, project] → desarrollarse; [events] → transcurrir
he was proceeding along the roadavanzaba por la calle
things are proceeding according to planlas cosas se están desarrollando conforme estaban previstas
the march proceeded without incidentla marcha transcurrió sin incidentes
2. (= go on, continue) → seguir, continuar
proceed!¡siga!, ¡continúe!, ¡proceda! (frm)
to proceed on one's wayseguir or continuar su camino
before we proceed any furtherantes de seguir adelante
to proceed to sth: let us proceed to the next itempasemos al siguiente punto
to proceed to blowsllegar a las manos; (to place) we proceeded to Londonproseguimos viaje a Londres
we proceeded to the barnos dirigimos al bar
to proceed to do sthpasar a hacer algo
she proceeded to outline my dutiespasó a hacerme un esquema de mis obligaciones
he proceeded to drink the lotacto seguido comenzó a bebérselo todo
to proceed with sthseguir adelante con algo
they did not proceed with the charges against himno siguieron adelante con los cargos contra él
proceed with your worksigan con su trabajo
3. (= act) → proceder, obrar
we should proceed with cautiondebemos proceder or obrar con precaución
4. (frm) (= arise)
to proceed from sth sounds proceeded from the boxunos ruidos procedían or provenían or venían de la caja
this proceeds from ignoranceesto proviene de la ignorancia
5. (Jur)
to proceed against sbdemandar a algn
B. VT (= say) → proseguir
"well," she proceeded-bueno -prosiguió

proceed

[prəˈsiːd] vi
(= act) → procéder
I am not sure how to proceed → Je ne sais pas exactement comment procéder.
(= continue) before we proceed any further → avant d'aller plus loin
to proceed with sth → poursuivre qch
They proceeded with a march they knew would lead to bloodshed → Ils ont poursuivi une manifestation dont ils savaient qu'elle allait mener à un bain de sang.
to proceed to do sth → entreprendre de faire qch
He then proceeded to tell us everything → Il entreprit alors de tout nous raconter.
(LAW) to proceed against sb → intenter des poursuites contre qn
(= go forward) [vehicle, person] → avancer
to proceed down the stairs → descendre l'escalier

proceed

vi
(form: = go) vehicles must proceed with cautionvorsichtig fahren!; I was proceeding along the High Streetich ging die High Street entlang; please proceed to gate 3begeben Sie sich zum Flugsteig 3
(form: = go on) (person)weitergehen; (vehicle, by vehicle) → weiterfahren; we then proceeded to Londonwir fuhren dann nach London weiter, wir begaben uns dann nach London (geh); to proceed on one’s wayseinen Weg fortsetzen
(= carry on, continue)fortfahren; can we now proceed to the next item on the agenda?können wir jetzt zum nächsten Punkt der Tagesordnung übergehen?; they proceeded with their plansie führten ihren Plan weiter; (= start)sie gingen nach ihrem Plan vor; to proceed about one’s business (form)seinen Geschäften (dat)nachgehen (geh); proceed with your workfahren Sie mit Ihrer Arbeit fort; the text proceeds as followsder Text lautet dann wie folgt; everything is proceeding smoothlyalles läuft bestens; negotiations are proceeding welldie Verhandlungen kommen gut voran; you may proceed (= speak)Sie haben das Wort; I would like to make a statement — proceedich möchte eine Aussage machen — bitte!
(= set about sth)vorgehen; how does one proceed in such cases?wie verfährt man in solchen Fällen?, wie geht man in solchen Fällen vor?; to proceed on the assumption that …von der Voraussetzung ausgehen, dass …
(= originate) to proceed fromkommen von; (fig)herrühren von; all life proceeds from the seaalles Leben kommt aus dem Meer
(Jur) to proceed against somebodygegen jdn gerichtlich vorgehen; to proceed with a caseeinen Prozess anstrengen
vt now, he proceedednun, fuhr er fort; to proceed to do something(dann) etw tun

proceed

[prəˈsiːd]
1. vi
a. (move forward) → procedere
let us proceed with caution → procediamo con cautela
let us proceed to the next item → passiamo al prossimo punto
things are proceeding according to plan → tutto procede or si svolge secondo i piani
I am not sure how to proceed → non so bene come fare
b. (originate) to proceed from (sound) → provenire da; (fear) → derivare da
c. to proceed against sb (Law) → procedere contro qn
2. vt to proceed to do sthcominciare or mettersi a fare qc

proceed

(prəˈsiːd) , (ˈprousiːd) verb
1. to go on; to continue. They proceeded along the road; They proceeded with their work.
2. to follow a course of action. I want to make a cupboard, but I don't know how to proceed.
3. to begin (to do something). They proceeded to ask a lot of questions.
4. to result. Fear often proceeds from ignorance.
5. to take legal action (against). The police decided not to proceed against her.
proˈceedings noun plural
1. the things said and done at a meeting of a society etc.
2. a legal action. We shall start proceedings against him if the bill is not paid.
proceeds (ˈprəusiːdz) noun plural
money or profit made (from a sale etc). They gave the proceeds of the sale to charity.

proceed

v. proceder, continuar, seguir adelante, avanzar.
References in classic literature ?
Damon, having delivered his message, and remarking that his preparations for leaving were nearly completed, went back to Waterfield, from there to proceed to New York in a few days with Tom and Ned, to meet Professor Bumper.
Here is a distinguished statesman with presidential possibilities; I shall proceed to fall in love with him.
The young man regarded the last speaker in open admiration, and even permitted her fairer, though certainly not more beautiful companion, to proceed unattended, while he sedulously opened the way himself for the passage of her who has been called Cora.
And now--in a very humble way, as will be seen--we proceed to open our narrative.
Wilson, not a little astonished at this outbreak -- for he was a grandfatherly sort of personage, and usually a vast favourite with children -- essayed, however, to proceed with the examination.
He had for his own town residence a big house filled with the spoils of travel and the trophies of the chase; but it was to his country home, an old family place in Essex, that he wished her immediately to proceed.
Beyond the DUODECIMO, this system does not proceed, inasmuch as the Porpoise is the smallest of the whales.
In the first place, in curious proof of the fact that the above-mentioned law is still in force, I proceed to lay before you a circumstance that happened within the last two years.
And when the auditor had asserted his non-comprehension, he would proceed to elucidate by some new proposition, yet more appalling.
For a lesson, I will let this darkness proceed, and spread night in the world; but whether I blot out the sun for good, or restore it, shall rest with you.
But this could not be the case with-the idea of a nature more perfect than myself; for to receive it from nothing was a thing manifestly impossible; and, because it is not less repugnant that the more perfect should be an effect of, and dependence on the less perfect, than that something should proceed from nothing, it was equally impossible that I could hold it from myself: accordingly, it but remained that it had been placed in me by a nature which was in reality more perfect than mine, and which even possessed within itself all the perfections of which I could form any idea; that is to say, in a single word, which was God.
WE PROCEED now to an examination of the judiciary department of the proposed government.

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