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procession

pro·ces·sion

procession

 
pronunciation:
pr se shn
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of moving forward, esp. in an orderly or ceremonious way.
synonyms:
advancement
similar words:
march, parade, progress, progression
definition 2: a line or group of people, vehicles, or things moving forward in such a way.
synonyms:
cavalcade, parade, train
similar words:
caravan, column, cortege, file, line, motorcade, movement, promenade, rank, stream
definition 3: the act of proceeding or issuing from a source.
synonyms:
issuance
similar words:
derivation, emanation, origination
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: processioned, processioning, processions
definition: to move in a procession.
synonyms:
parade
similar words:
file, stream
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The word procession contains the following part:
ced, ces, -ceed, -cede, -cess Latin root that means to go; to go back or yield