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Synonyms for procedure
prəˈsi dʒərpro·ce·dure

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  1. procedurenoun

    A particular method for performing a task.

    routine, process, algorithm, method, protocol

  2. procedurenoun

    function, sub, method, routine, subroutine

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. procedure

    Operation is action considered with reference to the thing acted upon, and may apply to the action of an intelligent agent or of a material substance or force; as, the operation of a medicine. Performance and execution denote intelligent action, considered with reference to the actor or to that which he accomplishes; performance accomplishing the will of the actor, execution often the will of another; we speak of the performance of a duty, the execution of a sentence. Compare ACT.

    action, agency, effect, execution, force, influence, operation, performance, result

    failure, inaction, ineffectiveness, inefficiency, inutility, powerlessness, uselessness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. procedure

    proceeding, act, progress, course of conduct, process

Princeton's WordNet

  1. procedure, processnoun

    a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

    "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"

    process, unconscious process, cognitive operation, cognitive process, operation, function, subprogram, mental process, physical process, subroutine, outgrowth, appendage, summons, routine

  2. operation, procedurenoun

    a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work

    "the operations in building a house"; "certain machine tool operations"

    routine, surgery, mathematical operation, process, subroutine, surgical operation, function, cognitive operation, performance, subprogram, functioning, operation, military operation, cognitive process, surgical procedure, mental process, mathematical process, surgical process

  3. routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, functionnoun

    a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

    turn, modus operandi, subprogram, social function, process, mathematical function, routine, subroutine, role, occasion, act, number, purpose, affair, part, map, office, operation, use, single-valued function, function, bit, social occasion, mapping

  4. procedurenoun

    a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

    routine, subroutine, operation, process, function, subprogram

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. procedurenoun

    conduct, practice, course, process, management, course of action, mode of operation

  2. procedurenoun

    act, transaction, deed, action, performance, proceeding, measure, step

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  1. Douglas Higgs:

    Even though this is the best we can achieve at the moment, not all patients become free of transfusions and we still do not know the long-term effects of manipulating the genome of stem cells in this way, a major question hanging over this approach, which is hugely expensive, is whether this procedure, which involves killing off abnormal stem cells to replace them with modified stem cells, will ever become clinically possible in developing countries where the majority of these disorders of hemoglobin occur.

  2. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush:

    Not surprised that the Clinton operatives would suggest that, that's kind of standard operating procedure.

  3. Deputy Defence Minister Czeslaw Mroczek:

    From the point of view of the procedure and how we do it - whether in one or two proceedings - will depend on if we buy the submarines alone or as a joint project of two or more NATO members.

  4. Pierre Cremieux:

    Right now there is no other procedure, drug, regimen, anything, that seems to be effective for allowing people who have already gained weight to lose it and keep it off.

  5. Colleen McNicholas:

    Patients have confirmed for us what we already knew -- that the additional medically unnecessary forced pelvic exam newly interpreted by the state is deeply traumatizing and inhumane, we believe continuing to force an additional invasive and uncomfortable vaginal exam on patients at least 3 days before her abortion procedure, when it is not medically indicated, and when she will have the identical exam on the day of the abortion procedure, is not patient-centered ; it is disrespectful and dehumanizing.

Translations for procedure

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  • اجراءArabic
  • procedimentCatalan, Valencian
  • postup, procedura, úkonyCzech
  • Vorgehen, Unterprogramm, Prozedere, Vorgehensweise, ProzedurGerman
  • διαδικασίαGreek
  • trámite, procedimientoSpanish
  • kordEstonian
  • روال, روند, رویهPersian
  • menettelytapa, menetelmä, toimintamalli, menettelytavat, menettely, oikeudenkäyntimenettely, proseduuri, työjärjestys, aliohjelma, toimintatapaFinnish
  • fonction, procédé, procédureFrench
  • eljárás, procedúraHungarian
  • ընթացակարգArmenian
  • metodo, iter, procedura, procedimentoItalian
  • 手順, やり方, 手続き, 行程, プロシージャ, 手段, 流儀Japanese
  • 절차Korean
  • pēheatanga, pēwheatangaMāori
  • tatacara, prosedurMalay
  • procedureDutch
  • procedimentoPortuguese
  • subrutină, procedeu, funcție, funcțiune, procedurăRomanian
  • фу́нкция, проце́сс, процеду́ра, подпрогра́мма, ме́тод, мето́дикаRussian
  • procedurSwedish
  • mtindoSwahili
  • metod, yöntem, yordam, işlem, prosedürTurkish
  • thủ tụcVietnamese

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