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  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 
  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. 
  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; 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Proceed  \Pro"ceed\,  n. 
  See  {Proceeds}.  [Obs.]  --Howell. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  continue  to  speak:  "I  know  it's  hard,"  he  continued,  "but 
  there  is  no  choice."  [syn:  {continue},  {go  on},  {carry 
  2:  move  ahead;  travel  onward;  "We  proceeded  towards 
  Washington";  "She  continued  in  the  direction  of  the 
  hills";  can  also  be  used  in  the  temporal  sense:  "We  are 
  moving  ahead  in  time  now"  [syn:  {go  forward},  {continue}] 
  3:  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"  [syn:  {go},  {move}] 
  4:  follow  a  certain  course;  "The  inauguration  went  well";  "how 
  did  your  interview  go?"  [syn:  {go}] 
  5:  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" 
  [syn:  {continue},  {go  on},  {go  along},  {keep  on},  {keep}] 
  [ant:  {discontinue}] 

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