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Noun process has 6 senses
  1. 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:
     Bertillon system; fingerprinting; genetic profiling, genetic fingerprinting; diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique; emergency procedure; experimental procedure; calculation, computation, computing; medical procedure; mapping, chromosome mapping; operating procedure; stiffening; indirection; rigmarole, rigamarole; routine, modus operandi; condition, experimental condition; rule, formula
    Derived forms: verb process5, verb process1
  2. process - a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
    --2 is a kind of
    --2 has particulars:
     chelation; dealignment; decrease, decrement; degeneration, devolution; development, evolution; economic process; encapsulation; execution, instruction execution; human process; increase, increment, growth; industrial process; irreversible process; iteration, looping; iteration, loop; natural process, natural action, action, activity; operation, functioning, performance; organic process, biological process; photography; photomechanics, photoplatemaking; preservation; processing; reversible process; sensitization, sensitisation; shaping, defining; uptake
  3. process, cognitive process, mental process, operation, cognitive operation - (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; "the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering"
    --3 is a kind of cognition, knowledge, noesis
    --3 has particulars: basic cognitive process; higher cognitive process
  4. summons, process - a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant
    --4 is a kind of writ, judicial writ
    --4 has particulars: citation; monition, process of monition; ticket
    Derived forms: verb process6, verb process4
  5. process, unconscious process - a mental process that you are not directly aware of; "the process of denial"
    --5 is a kind of cognition, knowledge, noesis
    --5 has particulars:
     condensation; defense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defence
  6. process, outgrowth, appendage - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
    --6 is a kind of body part
    --6 has particulars:
     horn; horn; crest; pseudopod, pseudopodium; flagellum; hair; cirrus; spine; aculea; style; villus; tail; fetlock; tentacle; arista; acromion, acromial process; ala; alveolar arch; alveolar ridge, gum ridge, alveolar process; acrosome; caruncle, caruncula; condyle; coronoid process, processus coronoideus; epicondyle; fimbria; apophysis; spicule, spiculum; osteophyte; papilla; papilla; appendix, vermiform appendix, vermiform process, cecal appendage; mastoid, mastoid process, mastoid bone, mastoidal; styloid process; pterygoid process; tuberosity, tubercle, eminence; zygomatic process; trochanter; transverse process; odontoid process; metaphysis; olecranon, olecranon process; ridge; excrescence; plant process, enation
Verb process has 7 senses
  1. process - deal with in a routine way; "I'll handle that one"; "process a loan"; "process the applicants"
    --1 is one way to
    manage, deal, care, handle
    Derived forms: noun process1, noun processing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
    --2 is one way to affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
    Derived forms: noun processor2, noun processor1, noun processing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. process - perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information; "The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech"
    --3 is one way to
    calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure
    Derived form: noun processor3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. action, sue, litigate, process - institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"
    --4 is one way to challenge
    Derived form: noun process4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. work, work on, process - shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
    --5 is one way to transform, transmute, transubstantiate
    Derived form: noun process1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. serve, process, swear out - deliver a warrant or summons to someone; "He was processed by the sheriff"
    --6 is one way to deliver
    Derived form: noun process4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
  7. march, process - march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room"
    --7 is one way to walk
    Sample sentence:
    The children process to the playground
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