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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·ceed /proˈsid, prə-/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·ceed v. i. [imp. & p. p. Proceeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Proceeding.]
 1. To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun; as, to proceed on a journey.
    If thou proceed in this thy insolence.   --Shak.
 2. To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another; as, to proceed with a story or argument.
 3. To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from; as, light proceeds from the sun.
    I proceeded forth and came from God.   --John viii. 42.
    It proceeds from policy, not love.   --Shak.
 4. 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.
    He that proceeds upon other principles in his inquiry.   --Locke.
 5. To be transacted; to take place; to occur. [Obs.]
 He will, after his sour fashion, tell you
 What hath proceeded worthy note to-day.   --Shak.
 6. To have application or effect; to operate.
    This rule only proceeds and takes place when a person can not of common law condemn another by his sentence.   --Ayliffe.
 7. Law To begin and carry on a legal process.
 Syn: -- To advance; go on; continue; progress; issue; arise; emanate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·ceed n. See Proceeds. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: 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" [syn: continue, go on, carry
      2: 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" [syn: go
         forward, continue]
      3: 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" [syn: go, move]
      4: follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how
         did your interview go?" [syn: go]
      5: 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"
         [syn: continue, go on, go along, keep] [ant: discontinue]