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proceeds, 3rd person singular present; proceeded, past participle; proceeded, past tense; proceeding, present participle;
  1. Begin or continue a course of action
    • - we can proceed with our investigation
  2. Move forward, esp. after reaching a certain point
    • - the ship could proceed to Milwaukee
  3. Do something as a natural or seemingly inevitable next step
    • - opposite the front door was a staircase, which I proceeded to climb
  4. Start a lawsuit against someone
    • - he may still be able to proceed against the contractor under the common law negligence rules
  5. (of an action) Be started
    • - negotiations must proceed without delay
  6. (of an action) Be carried on or continued
    • - as the excavation proceeds, the visible layers can be recorded and studied
  7. Originate from
    • - his claim that all power proceeded from God

  1. (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
  2. (proceedings) minutes: a written account of what transpired at a meeting
  3. Procedural law comprises the rule by which a court hears and determines what happens in civil lawsuit, criminal or administrative s. The rules are designed to ensure a fair and consistent application of due process (in the U.S. ...
  4. In academia, proceedings are the collection of academic papers that are published in the context of an academic conference. They are usually distributed as printed books (or sometimes CDs) either before the conference opens or after the conference has closed. ...
  5. (Proceedings (magazine)) Proceedings is a monthly magazine published by the United States Naval Institute since 1874. The 96-page publication features articles about Naval and Military matters written by active and retired military personnel plus renowned authors and scholars of their subject.
  6. The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction; progress or movement from one thing to another; a measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding; Plural, see proceedings
  7. (proceedings) The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law. (Can we date this quote?) Blackstone; The published record of its action, or of things done at its meetings
  8. (proceedings) Generally, the process of conducting judicial business before a court or other judicial officer. A "proceeding" refers to any 1 of the separate steps in that process, like, a motion, a hearing.
  9. (proceedings) The actions taken by the House of Commons or by a committee. The most important parts of the proceedings are the decisions that are taken.
  10. (Proceedings) The published record of a meeting of a society, association, institution, or other organization, often accompanied by abstracts or reports of papers presented. Sometimes synonymous with Transactions.
  11. (Proceedings) The progression of an application, including all acts and events between the time of lodgement to final orders being made.
  12. ("Proceedings") Means any hearings, inquiries or investigations held for the purpose of determining whether the Agency should issue an order or decision, or for such other purpose as the Agency may from time to time direct.
  13. (Proceedings) A collection of current research reports, usually presented as brief abstracts, from a scientific meeting.
  14. (Proceedings) On-going activity of a body such as a court, legislature or conference.
  15. (Proceedings) Us magazine says that Elin Woods and Tiger Woods will definitely divorce, quoting an unnamed source as saying the “proceedings” won’t go quickly. In law, proceedings refer to “a legal step or measure.”
  16. (Proceedings) any matter, criminal or civil, which goes to court.
  17. (Proceedings) of the Environmental Design Research Association.
  18. (proceedings) The formal record of the papers and other prepared presentations at a conference. Usually available to conference attendees then distributed as a soft-cover book.
  19. Any proceedings of whatever nature in connection with or arising out of the agreement/contract shall be held at the County Court Blackpool, Lancashire or High Court / Registry at the discretion of Click2Visit Ltd.
  20. the succession of events constituting the process by which judicial action is invoked and utilized pursuant to procedure
  21. The conduct of business before a judge or administrative hearing officer.
  22. The judicial business before the Court or judicial officer; any step or act taken in a lawsuit from the beginning to the executing of the judgment.
  23. Includes a civil suit, arbitration, or mediation and a criminal, administrative or investigatory action.
  24. In law, the whole of the conduct of a legal action, from beginning to end, and all steps in between; may also be used to refer to a specific hearing or trial. See “Action.”
  25. Legal action, such as a court trial by jury or a hearing by a government agency.