Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
procéder. fr. L.
processum, to go before, to proceed;
cedereto move. See
To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun;
proceedon a journey
proceedin this thy insolence.
To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another;
proceedwith a story or argument
To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from;
proceedsfrom the sun
proceededforth and came from God.
John viii. 42.
proceedsfrom policy, not love.
To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method; to prosecute a design.
proceedsupon other principles in his inquiry.
To be transacted; to take place; to occur.
He will, after his sour fashion, tell you
proceededworthy note to-day.
To have application or effect; to operate.
This rule only
proceedsand takes place when a person can not of common law condemn another by his sentence.
To begin and carry on a legal process.
Syn. – To advance; go on; continue; progress; issue; arise; emanate.