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procession

 
Noun procession has 3 senses
  1. emanation, rise, procession - (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"
    --1 is a kind of origin, origination, inception
  2. procession - the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden"
    --2 is a kind of
    group action; collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --2 has particulars:
     convoy; caravan, train, wagon train; cavalcade; march; motorcade; parade; cortege; recession, recessional
  3. progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion - the act of moving forward toward a goal
    --3 is a kind of motion, movement, move
    --3 has particulars:
     push; career, life history; march; plain sailing, clear sailing, easy going; leapfrog
    Derived form: verb proceed2
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