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Synonyms for proceed
prəˈsid; ˈproʊ sidpro·ceed

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Wiktionary

  1. proceedverb

    Synonyms:
    progress

    Antonyms:
    regress

  2. proceedverb

    To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun.

    to proceed on a journey.

    Synonyms:
    progress

    Antonyms:
    regress

  3. proceedverb

    To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another.

    To proceed with a story or argument.

    Synonyms:
    progress

    Antonyms:
    regress

  4. proceedverb

    To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from.

    Light proceeds from the sun.

    Synonyms:
    progress

    Antonyms:
    regress

  5. proceedverb

    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.

    Synonyms:
    progress

    Antonyms:
    regress

  6. proceedverb

    To be transacted; to take place; to occur.

    Synonyms:
    progress

    Antonyms:
    regress

  7. proceedverb

    To have application or effect; to operate.

    Synonyms:
    progress

    Antonyms:
    regress

  8. proceedverb

    To begin and carry on a legal process.

    Synonyms:
    progress

    Antonyms:
    regress

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. proceed

    To rise is to move up or upward whether slowly or quickly, whether through the least or greatest distance; the waves rise; the mists rise; the river rises after heavy rains; as said of persons, to rise is to come to an erect position after kneeling, sitting, reclining, or lying down; as, to rise from a sick-bed; my friend rose as I entered; the guests rose to depart; so a deliberative assembly or a committee is said to rise when it breaks up a session; a sun or star rises when to our apprehension it comes above the horizon and begins to go up the sky. To ascend is to go far upward, and is often used in a stately sense; as, Christ ascended to heaven. The shorter form rise is now generally preferred to the longer form arise, except in poetic or elevated style. The sun rises or arises; the river springs at a bound from the foot of the glacier and flows through the lands to the ocean. Smoke issues from a chimney and ascends toward the sky. Light and heat emanate from the sun.

    Synonyms:
    arise, ascend, emanate, flow, issue, rise, spring

    Antonyms:
    decline, descend, drop, fall, go down, set, settle, sink

    Preposition:
    Rise from slumber; rise to duty; rise at the summons; we rose with the lark.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. proceed

    Synonyms:
    move, pass, advance, progress, continue, issue, emanate, flow, arise

    Antonyms:
    recede, deviate, retreat, stand, stop, stay, desist, discontinue, retire

  2. proceed

    Synonyms:
    receipts, produce, returns, avail, profits, income

Princeton's WordNet

  1. continue, go on, carry on, proceedverb

    continue talking

    "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"

    Synonyms:
    retain, pass on, act up, stay on, pass off, remain, continue, progress, persist in, go forward, advance, move, extend, fall out, come on, come about, come up, deal, uphold, keep, go along, go, happen, go on, occur, pass, move on, preserve, bear on, stay, conduct, keep on, cover, take place, hap, carry on, march on

  2. proceed, go forward, continueverb

    move ahead; travel onward in time or space

    "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"

    Synonyms:
    go, keep on, stay on, go on, stay, carry on, keep, cover, move, persist in, go forward, go along, retain, uphold, extend, remain, bear on, preserve, continue

  3. go, proceed, moveverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    drop dead, continue, pop off, operate, belong, incite, buy the farm, give-up the ghost, work, choke, go away, get, keep, rifle, motivate, cash in one's chips, sound, get going, kick the bucket, expire, blend, function, lead, endure, impress, live, pass away, carry on, perish, run short, strike, survive, croak, plump, move, extend, conk, fit, act, blend in, become, run low, go on, conk out, locomote, break, last, decease, propel, give out, snuff it, depart, give way, hold up, actuate, go, pass, hold out, start, fail, die, affect, go forward, displace, travel, make a motion, exit, run, go along, live on, prompt, be active, break down, go bad

  4. proceed, goverb

    follow a certain course

    "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"

    Synonyms:
    drop dead, pop off, operate, belong, buy the farm, give-up the ghost, work, choke, go away, get, move, cash in one's chips, sound, get going, kick the bucket, run, blend, function, lead, continue, live, pass away, go forward, perish, run short, survive, croak, plump, last, extend, conk, fit, blend in, become, run low, conk out, locomote, keep, break down, decease, go along, go, depart, go on, hold up, snuff it, pass, hold out, start, fail, give out, die, travel, give way, endure, exit, break, carry on, live on, expire, rifle, go bad

  5. continue, go on, proceed, go along, keepverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    save, retain, slide by, play along, hold back, pass on, stay on, pass off, remain, continue, progress, persist in, go forward, stay fresh, advance, lapse, move, extend, slip by, fall out, come on, come about, come up, uphold, hold open, elapse, keep, go along, go, happen, go on, maintain, hold, occur, pass, move on, celebrate, preserve, hold on, glide by, bear on, restrain, stay, prevent, keep open, slip away, keep on, cover, sustain, take place, go by, hap, keep back, carry on, march on, observe

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Editors Contribution

  1. persueverb

    i will not persue the applicant, any further.

    Submitted by Sheilakcashwell on July 14, 2021  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "proceed":

    continue, conduct, move, go, undertake, act, proceeding, pursue

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How to use proceed in a sentence?

  1. Sam Shamansky:

    The county prosecutor working with the U.S. Attorney's office decided to proceed first in state court to detain my client.

  2. Stephen Breyer:

    The apparent reason has nothing to do with the heinousness of their crimes, apparently the reason the State decided to proceed with these eight executions is that the 'use by' date of the state's execution drug is about to expire. In my view, that factor, when considered as a determining factor separating those who live from those who die, is close to random.

  3. Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez:

    In the OAS, we announced that if these intrusive, arbitrary, illicit, misdirected and rude actions were to persist against the sovereignty of our country, we would immediately proceed to denounce the letter of OAS and to initiate the definite withdrawal of Venezuela form this regional organization.

  4. Pete Sessions:

    The conference looks at things sometimes as approval or disapproval on how they want to proceed. I offer no real argument at that, we've talked it over and some people like steak and some people like seafood. I'm a steak guy.

  5. Michael LeVine:

    There does not appear to be any way that the federal government can allow Shell to proceed as the company has planned.


Translations for proceed

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  • انطلقArabic
  • proceder, continuarSpanish
  • ادامهPersian
  • lähteä, edetä, jatkaaFinnish
  • procéderFrench
  • leanScottish Gaelic
  • zajlik, haladHungarian
  • procedereItalian
  • 前進Japanese
  • hoake, nawaki, manatuMāori
  • doorgaan, voortkomen, afkomstig zijn van, verdergaanDutch
  • procedaRomanian
  • приступи́ть, продолжа́ть, изойти́, состоя́ться, отправля́ться, продо́лжить, происходи́ть, исходи́ть, отпра́виться, приступа́ть, произойти́Russian
  • devam etmek, gitmek, ilerlemekTurkish
  • tiến hànhVietnamese

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