proceed


proceed
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.) "results, profits" is first attested 1660s, on the notion of "that which proceeds from something."

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  • 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

  • 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… …   Law dictionary

  • 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 …   New thesaurus

  • 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… …   English World dictionary

  • Proceed — Pro ceed, n. See {Proceeds}. [Obs.] Howell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

  • 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 …   English terms dictionary