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proceeding


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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;  to 
  continue  or  renew  motion  begun;  as  to  proceed  on  a 
  journey. 
 
  If  thou  proceed  in  this  thy  insolence.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  pass  from  one  point,  topic,  or  stage,  to  another;  as 
  to  proceed  with  a  story  or  argument. 
 
  3.  To  issue  or  come  forth  as  from  a  source  or  origin;  to  come 
  from  as  light  proceeds  from  the  sun. 
 
  I  proceeded  forth  and  came  from  God.  --John  viii. 
  42. 
 
  It  proceeds  from  policy,  not  love.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  go  on  in  an  orderly  or  regulated  manner;  to  begin  and 
  carry  on  a  series  of  acts  or  measures;  to  act  by  method; 
  to  prosecute  a  design. 
 
  He  that  proceeds  upon  other  principles  in  his 
  inquiry.  --Locke. 
 
  5.  To  be  transacted;  to  take  place  to  occur.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  will  after  his  sour  fashion,  tell  you  What  hath 
  proceeded  worthy  note  to-day.  --Shak. 
 
  6.  To  have  application  or  effect;  to  operate. 
 
  This  rule  only  proceeds  and  takes  place  when  a 
  person  can  not  of  common  law  condemn  another  by  his 
  sentence.  --Ayliffe. 
 
  7.  (Law)  To  begin  and  carry  on  a  legal  process. 
 
  Syn:  To  advance;  go  on  continue;  progress;  issue;  arise; 
  emanate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Proceeding  \Pro*ceed"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  one  who  proceeds,  or  who  prosecutes  a  design  or 
  transaction;  progress  or  movement  from  one  thing  to 
  another;  a  measure  or  step  taken  in  a  course  of  business; 
  a  transaction;  as  an  illegal  proceeding;  a  cautious  or  a 
  violent  proceeding. 
 
  The  proceedings  of  the  high  commission.  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  pl  (Law)  The  course  of  procedure  in  the  prosecution  of  an 
  action  at  law.  --Blackstone. 
 
  {Proceedings  of  a  society},  the  published  record  of  its 
  action  or  of  things  done  at  its  meetings. 
 
  Syn:  Procedure;  measure;  step,  See  {Transaction}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  proceeding 
  n  :  the  institution  of  a  sequence  of  steps  by  which  legal 
  judgments  are  invoked  [syn:  {legal  proceeding},  {judicial 
  proceeding},  {proceedings}] 




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