• To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to carry on
  • To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another.
  • To come from; to have as its source or origin.
  • To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act methodically
  • To be transacted; to take place; to occur.
  • To be applicable or effective; to be valid.
  • To begin and carry on a legal process.
  • To take an academic degree.


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  • From Middle English proceden, from Old French proceder, from Latin prōcēdō ("I go forth, go forward, advance"), from prō + cēdō; see cede.

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