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proceed

pro·ceed

proceed

 
 
pronunciation:
pr sid
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: proceeded, proceeding, proceeds
definition 1: to go forward or move on from a particular point.
After you've filled out your forms, you need to proceed to the cashier.He opened the gate and the horses proceeded to the barn.The marchers will proceed down Elm Street and turn right on State.You rolled a five, so you proceed five spaces.
synonyms:
advance, go, move, progress
antonyms:
halt
similar words:
continue, forge ahead, pass, roll, travel
definition 2: to continue on after an interruption.
The microphone is on now, so please proceed.She paused for a moment to consider before proceeding.
synonyms:
carry on, continue
antonyms:
halt
similar words:
carry, move on, press on, progress, resume, travel
definition 3: to begin or go on to do something.
He sat down on the couch and proceeded to eat the whole bag of popcorn.They promised to stay quiet about it but then proceeded to tell everyone.She hesitated for a moment but then proceeded to ask the question that had been troubling her.
synonyms:
begin
definition 4: to go forward in an orderly manner.
Our business negotiations are now proceeding.
definition 5: to issue; result.
Confusion proceeded from his remarks.
synonyms:
arise, ensue, result
similar words:
come, derive, emanate, follow, issue, originate, spring
definition 6: to begin or continue a legal action.
They asked their lawyer to proceed with the suit.
similar words:
litigate, prosecute, sue
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