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Noun procedure has 4 senses
- procedure, process - 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"
--1 is a kind of activity
--1 has particulars:
- operation, procedure - 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"
--2 is a kind of work
- routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, function - a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
--3 is a kind of software, software system, software package, package
--3 is a part of program, programme, computer program, computer programme
--3 has particulars:
- procedure - a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
--4 is a kind of proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings
--4 has particulars: bureaucratic procedure, red tape; objection