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1. proceed

verb. ['prəˈsiːd, proʊˈsiːd, pɝˈsiːd'] continue talking.

Synonyms

  • go on
  • continue
  • talk
  • carry on
  • ramble
  • segue
  • jog
  • ramble on

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • be born
  • survive
  • forbid

Etymology

  • proceder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • procedere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Proceed

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  • aristide
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  • overfeed
  • misread
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  • laclede
  • degreed
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  • concede
  • walid
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  • wahid
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  • streed
  • sinead
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  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread

Example sentences of the word proceed


1. Verb, past tense
Not all jewelry is a bad idea, but proceed very carefully.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pick up your rental car and proceed to the M4 airport exit, consulting your U.K. roadmap.

3. Verb, base form
If you want a different kind of fix, proceed to the next step.

Quotes containing the word proceed


1. Will suspected Jem was in fact cleverer than he was himself - but he lacked Will's tendency to assume the absolute worst about people and proceed from there.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

2. It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

3. This most beautiful system of the sun, planets and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
- Isaac Newton, The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

2. proceed

verb. ['prəˈsiːd, proʊˈsiːd, pɝˈsiːd'] move ahead; travel onward in time or space.

Synonyms

  • head
  • limp
  • uphold
  • bear on
  • continue
  • carry on
  • roar
  • go
  • wander
  • locomote
  • preserve
  • go forward
  • travel
  • trace

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • proceder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • procedere (Latin)

3. proceed

verb. ['prəˈsiːd, proʊˈsiːd, pɝˈsiːd'] follow a procedure or take a course.

Synonyms

  • act
  • work
  • go
  • venture
  • embark
  • move
  • steamroll

Antonyms

  • recede
  • fail
  • appear
  • prevent

Etymology

  • proceder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • procedere (Latin)

4. proceed

verb. ['prəˈsiːd, proʊˈsiːd, pɝˈsiːd'] follow a certain course.

Synonyms

  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • come about
  • drag
  • fare
  • pass
  • go on
  • come
  • get along
  • drag out
  • pass off
  • take place
  • go
  • do
  • fall out
  • make out

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • disappear
  • push
  • exhale

Etymology

  • proceder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • procedere (Latin)

5. proceed

verb. ['prəˈsiːd, proʊˈsiːd, pɝˈsiːd'] continue a certain state, condition, or activity.

Synonyms

  • keep going
  • go along
  • bear on
  • uphold
  • go on
  • continue
  • act
  • ride
  • carry on
  • keep
  • preserve
  • move
  • hold

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • failing
  • stay
  • running

Etymology

  • proceder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • procedere (Latin)
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