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1. process

noun. ['ˈprɑːˌsɛs, ˈprɔˌsɛs'] a particular course of action intended to achieve a result.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • effector
  • low status
  • natural depression
  • ending

Etymology

  • procés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • processus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word process


1. Noun, singular or mass
Repeat the post installation process for each fence post along the line.

Quotes containing the word process


1. There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

2. Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It's a journey of discovery - there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair.
- Rick Warren

3. The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.
- Elbert Hubbard

2. process-server

noun. someone who personally delivers a process (a writ compelling attendance in court) or court papers to the defendant.

Synonyms

  • courier

3. process

noun. ['ˈprɑːˌsɛs, ˈprɔˌsɛs'] (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents.

Synonyms

  • mental process
  • basic cognitive process
  • operation
  • knowledge
  • higher cognitive process
  • cognition
  • cognitive process
  • cognitive operation

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • head
  • obverse
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • procés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • processus (Latin)

4. process

verb. ['ˈprɑːˌsɛs, ˈprɔˌsɛs'] subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition.

Synonyms

  • impact
  • touch on
  • tank
  • camphorate
  • scald
  • touch
  • fluoridize
  • nitrate
  • dose
  • reverberate
  • digest
  • nitrify
  • malt
  • ammoniate
  • creosote
  • bear on
  • run
  • fluoridate
  • affect
  • bituminize
  • carboxylate
  • chlorinate
  • curry
  • nitrogenize
  • propagate
  • iodise
  • treat
  • beneficiate
  • sulphur
  • brominate
  • fluoridise
  • carbonate
  • iodize
  • oxygenate
  • nitrogenise
  • bear upon
  • Agenize
  • sulfur
  • vulcanise
  • bromate
  • Agenise
  • chrome
  • mercerise
  • seed
  • vulcanize
  • oxygenize
  • air-condition
  • irradiate
  • oxygenise
  • fumigate
  • aerate
  • refine
  • bituminise
  • ray
  • fume

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • expand
  • integrate
  • stay

Etymology

  • procés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • processus (Latin)

5. process

verb. ['ˈprɑːˌsɛs, ˈprɔˌsɛs'] deal with in a routine way.

Synonyms

  • deal
  • handle
  • care

Antonyms

  • strain
  • unstrain
  • sedate
  • de-energise

Etymology

  • procés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • processus (Latin)

6. process

verb. ['ˈprɑːˌsɛs, ˈprɔˌsɛs'] perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • compute
  • calculate
  • work out
  • figure
  • cipher

Antonyms

  • deoxidise
  • denitrify
  • discontinue
  • stand still

Etymology

  • procés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • processus (Latin)

7. process

noun. ['ˈprɑːˌsɛs, ˈprɔˌsɛs'] a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states.

Synonyms

  • shaping
  • chelation
  • organic process
  • natural action
  • activity
  • physical process
  • increase
  • action
  • functioning
  • development
  • looping
  • sensitisation
  • encapsulation
  • execution
  • processing
  • human process
  • instruction execution
  • variation
  • increment
  • growth
  • biological process
  • reversible process
  • operation
  • defining
  • decrease
  • dealignment
  • devolution
  • iteration
  • photography
  • industrial process
  • irreversible process
  • degeneration
  • natural process
  • sensitization
  • decrement
  • phenomenon
  • physical entity
  • loop
  • performance
  • economic process

Antonyms

  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase
  • decrement
  • devolution

Etymology

  • procés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • processus (Latin)

8. process

noun. ['ˈprɑːˌsɛs, ˈprɔˌsɛs'] a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant.

Synonyms

  • summons
  • process of monition
  • judicial writ
  • ticket
  • writ
  • citation

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • discolor
  • abstain
  • bring to

Etymology

  • procés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • processus (Latin)

9. process

noun. ['ˈprɑːˌsɛs, ˈprɔˌsɛs'] a mental process that you are not directly aware of.

Synonyms

  • defense mechanism
  • condensation
  • defense reaction
  • knowledge
  • somniloquy
  • defence mechanism
  • somniloquism
  • cognition
  • defense
  • defence reaction
  • sleep talking
  • unconscious process
  • defence

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • break
  • cool
  • diverge

Etymology

  • procés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • processus (Latin)

10. process

noun. ['ˈprɑːˌsɛs, ˈprɔˌsɛs'] a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant.

Synonyms

  • papilla
  • tuberosity
  • ala
  • body part
  • gum ridge
  • acrosome
  • eminence
  • coronoid process
  • cecal appendage
  • appendix
  • horn
  • processus coronoideus
  • pseudopod
  • vermiform process
  • ridge
  • appendage
  • acromion
  • pterygoid process
  • condyle
  • acromial process
  • outgrowth
  • cirrus
  • fimbria
  • villus
  • apophysis
  • alveolar ridge
  • vermiform appendix
  • zygomatic process
  • plant process
  • metaphysis
  • trochanter
  • spine
  • mastoid
  • epicondyle
  • osteophyte
  • pseudopodium
  • style
  • mastoidal
  • spicule
  • tail
  • caruncle
  • flagellum
  • tentacle
  • tubercle
  • crest
  • aculea
  • enation
  • spiculum
  • alveolar process
  • mastoid bone
  • olecranon process
  • mastoid process
  • styloid process
  • excrescence
  • olecranon
  • transverse process
  • alveolar arch
  • fetlock
  • arista
  • caruncula
  • hair

Antonyms

  • terseness
  • verboseness
  • inelegance
  • front

Etymology

  • procés (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • processus (Latin)
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