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Definition of preceed

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1. proceed [ v ] continue with one's activities
Examples: "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice" "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"

Used in print:

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

The article proceeded to give an inaccurate account of a catholic plot to kill King_James_/1_1 , .

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

So right_away Claude introduced Henri to his famous `` moon '' bench and proceeded to teach him his first Push-Pull_Super-Set consisting_of the wide grip Straight-Arm_Pullover ( the `` pull '' part of the Push-Pull_Super-Set ) which dramatically widens the rib_cage and strongly affects the muscles of the upper back and chest , and the collar-to-collar Bench_Press which specifically works_on the chest to build those wide , Reeves-type `` gladiator '' pecs , while stimulating the upper lats and frontal deltoids .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

The men in power are committed in_principle to modernization , but economic and social changes are proceeding only erratically .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

The bulk of the preparation had , of_course , proceeded under the supervision of the Ministry_of_the_Interior , whose officials are barred from party activity and probably generally disinterested in party politics .

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

Hastening to the attic , the temperature of_which was easily hotter than the Gold_Coast , you proceeded to mask the windows with a fancy wool coverlet , some khaki pants , and the_like , and to ransack the innumerable boxes and barrels stored there .

Synonyms continue proceed go_on carry_on Related Terms talk jog segue lengthiness

2. proceed [ v ] move ahead; travel onward
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Both shudder at the thought of proceeding too far beyond the sewage_system and the electric light lines .

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

There is some reason to think that thyroglobulin synthesis may proceed independently of iodination , for in certain transplantable tumours of the rat thyroid containing essentially no iodinated thyroglobulin , a protein that appears to be thyroglobulin has been observed in ultracentrifuge experiments ( Wolff , Robbins and Rall , 1959 ) .

A study of their activity on thyroglobulin has shown that thyroxine is not preferentially released and that the degradation proceeds stepwise with the formation of macromolecular intermediates ( Alpers , Petermann and Rall , 1956 ) .

(R. P. Jerrard, "Inscribed squares in plane curves"...)

To each paired vertex and diagonal point there corresponds a unique forward corner point , i.e. , the corner on C reached first by proceeding along C from the vertex in the direction of increasing t .

Synonyms proceed go_forward continue Related Terms travel head roar limp trace wander continue continuance

3. proceed [ v ] follow a procedure or take a course
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)

O_'_Banion accepted his platinum watch and the tributes to his loyalty , and proceeded with the bigger and better Republican deal .

(U.S. Reports. Volume 366. Cases Adjudged in the...)

Indeed , as already noted , the Court proceeded on the assumption that the executives involved in the dealings between du_Pont and General_Motors acted `` honorably and fairly '' and exercised their business judgment only to serve what they deemed the best interests of their own companies .

(H. A. Gleason, "Review of African language studies...)

The great majority of present-day linguists fall_into one or more of a number of overlapping types : those who are convinced that tone cannot be analysed , those who are personally scared of tone and tone_languages generally , those who are convinced that tone is merely an unnecessary marginal feature in those languages where it occurs , those who have no idea how to proceed with tone analysis , those who take a simplistic view of the whole matter .

Synonyms go move proceed Related Terms act work venture appeal steamroller procedure

4. proceed [ v ] follow a certain course
Examples: "The inauguration went well" "how did your interview go?"

Used in print:


So escalation proceeds , ad_infinitum or , more accurately , until the contestants begin dropping them on each other instead_of on their respective proving_grounds .

Synonyms go proceed Related Terms anticipate happen do drag

5. proceed [ v ] continue a certain state, condition, or activity
Examples: "Keep on working!" "We continued to work into the night" "Keep smiling" "We went on working until well past midnight"

Used in print:

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

For the remainder of the movie , Chancellor_Neitzbohr proceeds to lash the piano_stool with a slat from a Venetian_blind that used to hang in the pre-war Reichstag .

Synonyms continue go_on keep keep_on go_along proceed Related Terms discontinue act hold ride run_on continue continue lengthiness

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