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Synonyms for procession
prəˈsɛʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emanation, rise, procession(noun)

    (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost

    "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"

    Synonyms:
    ascent, rising, emanation, acclivity, wage increase, forward motion, progress, hike, rising slope, progression, salary increase, ascending, ascension, boost, upgrade, advancement, climb, lift, advance, emission, rise, wage hike, onward motion, raise, cost increase

  2. procession(noun)

    the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation

    "processions were forbidden"

    Synonyms:
    progress, advancement, advance, rise, onward motion, emanation, progression, forward motion

  3. progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion(noun)

    the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

    Synonyms:
    rise, forward motion, emanation, cash advance, progress, feeler, patterned advance, progression, improvement, advancement, approach, furtherance, advance, betterment, overture, onward motion, promotion

Wiktionary

  1. procession(verb)

    Synonyms:
    process

  2. procession(verb)

    To take part in a procession

    Synonyms:
    process

  3. procession(verb)

    To honour with a procession

    Synonyms:
    process

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. procession

    Synonyms:
    train, march, caravan, file, cortege, cavalcade, retinue

    Antonyms:
    rabble, herd, rush, disorder, mob, confusion, rout

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. procession(n.)

    Synonyms:
    train, CORTÈGE, turnout, retinue, CAVALCADE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. procession(n)

    Synonyms:
    parade, cavalcade, cortège, train, retinue, file

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "procession":

    processions, parade, motorcade, convoy, parades, demonstration

How to pronounce procession?

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How to use procession in a sentence?

  1. Buckingham Palace:

    The couple are delighted to announce an opportunity for 1,200 people from across the United Kingdom to be invited into the grounds of Windsor Castle to share the experience of their special day, the attendees will view the arrival of the congregation and Members of the Royal Family, listen to a live broadcast of the Marriage Service and watch as the Bride and Groom depart St. George’s Chapel at the end of the ceremony. The newly married couple will then undertake a short carriage procession through part of Windsor High Street. The carriage will process through the grounds of Windsor Castle, departing via Castle Hill to proceed along part of the High Street before returning to the Castle via Cambridge Gate.

  2. Harriet Beecher Stowe:

    Nobody had ever instructed him that a slave-ship, with a procession of expectant sharks in its wake, is a missionary institution, by which closely-packed heathen are brought over to enjoy the light of the Gospel.

  3. Heinrich Heine:

    The music at a wedding procession always reminds me of the music of soldiers going into battle.

  4. Amir Farshad Ebrahimi:

    They carry the coffin or perform, for the Islamic Republic, when a member of the Guard or Basij is killed in Syria that’s the beginning of the process. They are brought back for a martyrdom procession. It becomes an outlet for the propaganda of the Islamic Republic.

  5. Tongthong Chandransu:

    Because King Mongkut was a monk, he ordered that the procession should visit important Buddhist temples so the new monarch can provide alms to monks.


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