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Noun proceeding has 1 sense
  1. proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
    --1 is a kind of due process, due process of law
    --1 has particulars:
     foreclosure; intervention; procedure; legal action, action, action at law; lawsuit, suit, case, cause, causa; adoption; appeal; bankruptcy; receivership; litigation, judicial proceeding; naturalization, naturalisation; trial; trial; review; hearing
    Derived form: verb proceed3
Verb proceed has 5 senses
  1. continue, go on, carry on, proceed - continue with one's activities; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
    --1 is one way to talk, speak
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
    Somebody ----s VERB-ing
  2. proceed, go forward, continue - 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"
    --2 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun procession3
    Sample sentence:
    They proceed up the hill
  3. go, proceed, move - 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"
    --3 is one way to act, move
    Derived forms: noun procedure1, noun proceedings1, noun proceeding1
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s Adjective
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. proceed, go - follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
    --4 is one way to happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
  5. continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep - 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"
    --5 is one way to act, move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s VERB-ing
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