noun. ['prəˈsiːdɪŋ, proʊˈsiːdɪŋ'] (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked.
- legal action
- judicial proceeding
- legal proceeding
- action at law
- due process of law
- due process
Words that Rhyme with Proceeding
Example sentences of the word proceeding
1. Noun, singular or mass
Allow the glue to dry for an hour before proceeding.
2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Allow the paint to dry before proceeding to the following steps.
Quotes containing the word proceeding
1. I was a little excited but mostly blorft. "Blorft"is an adjective I just made up that means 'Completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress with the torpor of a possum.' I have been blorft every day for the past seven years.
- Tina Fey, Bossypants
2. When ours are interrupted, his are not. His plans are proceeding exactly as scheduled, moving us always (including those minutes or hours or years which seem most useless or wasted or unendurable).
- Elisabeth Elliot, Passion and Purity: Learning to Bring Your Love Life Under Christ's Control