verb (used without object)
- to begin and carry on a legal action.
- to take legal action (usually followed by against).
- something that results or accrues.
- the total amount derived from a sale or other transaction: The proceeds from the deal were divided equally among us.
- the profits or returns from a sale, investment, etc.
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SYNONYMS FOR proceed
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OTHER WORDS FROM proceedpro·ceed·er, nounre·pro·ceed, verb (used without object)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH proceedprecede proceed
Words nearby proceed
Example sentences from the Web for proceeded
He just walked around the periphery of the development and proceeded on.
Three off-duty cops working as security guards apprehended Saylor and proceeded to restrain him in an ultimately fatal fashion.
Gelhaus proceeded to fire eight shots at Gonzalez, striking him seven times, when he said Gonzalez raised the barrel.
Sharpton proceeded inside to join three other national civil-rights leaders in an hour-long meeting with the president.Is Al Sharpton Running New York City Hall From the White House?|Michael Daly|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The president, Shultz, Meese, and Casey proceeded to brief congressional leaders.How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he had not proceeded more than a few rods before he was shot down and killed instantly.Eleven Years in the Rocky Mountains and Life on the Frontier|Frances Fuller Victor
Mrs. Morris then proceeded to give in fragmentary speeches an outline of the constitution and government of the estate.Desperate Remedies|Thomas Hardy
He closed the door noiselessly and seating himself at his desk, proceeded with slow deliberation to open his accumulated mail.Ann Arbor Tales|Karl Edwin Harriman
July 5th—At sunrise we proceeded on our march without interruption, and passed through a small Indian village called Brownstown.
Thus far we have proceeded, I trust, without much risk of misconception.