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1. procedure

noun. ['prəˈsiːdʒɝ, proʊˈsiːdʒɝ'] a particular course of action intended to achieve a result.

Synonyms

  • routine
  • experimental condition
  • rigamarole
  • condition
  • activity
  • mapping
  • genetic fingerprinting
  • operating procedure
  • fingerprinting
  • calculation
  • computation
  • rigmarole
  • process
  • diagnostic technique
  • emergency procedure
  • experimental procedure
  • computing
  • modus operandi
  • indirection
  • Bertillon system
  • formula
  • stiffening
  • medical procedure
  • diagnostic procedure
  • chromosome mapping
  • rule

Antonyms

  • improvement
  • stigmatism
  • impurity
  • innocence

Etymology

  • procedure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Procedure

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  • yaeger

How do you pronounce procedure?

Pronounce procedure as prəˈsiʤər.

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How do you spell procedure? Is it proceedure ?

A common misspelling of procedure is proceedure

Example sentences of the word procedure


1. Noun, singular or mass
If there are multiple chimes or intercom boxes in the home, repeat this procedure for each box.

Quotes containing the word procedure


1. The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
- Amelia Earhart

2. Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all.
- Harry Seidler

3. He gave her his phone number, in a peculiar reversal of dating procedure. She might have considered kissing him, even after the horrible first date, but he just didn’t seem to know what to do. However, Jeremy does have one outstanding quality. He likes her. And this quality in a person makes them infinitely interesting to the person who is being liked.
- Steve Martin, Shopgirl

2. procedure

noun. ['prəˈsiːdʒɝ, proʊˈsiːdʒɝ'] a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work.

Synonyms

  • operation

Antonyms

  • abnormality
  • fullness

Etymology

  • procedure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. procedure

noun. ['prəˈsiːdʒɝ, proʊˈsiːdʒɝ'] a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program.

Synonyms

  • utility routine
  • software system
  • routine
  • service routine
  • reusable routine
  • subroutine
  • recursive routine
  • program
  • library routine
  • tracing routine
  • programme
  • computer software
  • cataloged procedure
  • random number generator
  • executive routine
  • computer programme
  • function
  • subprogram
  • computer program
  • package
  • software package
  • contingency procedure
  • software
  • software program

Antonyms

  • disorderliness
  • order
  • comfort
  • orderliness

Etymology

  • procedure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. procedure

noun. ['prəˈsiːdʒɝ, proʊˈsiːdʒɝ'] a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings.

Synonyms

  • proceeding
  • legal proceeding
  • bureaucratic procedure
  • red tape
  • objection

Antonyms

  • unsoundness
  • guilt
  • astigmatism
  • safety

Etymology

  • procedure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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