pro|ceed

pro|ceed
pro|ceed «verb. pruh SEED, proh-; noun. PROH seed», verb, noun.
–v.i.
1. to go on after having stopped; move forward: »

Please proceed with your story. The train proceeded at the same speed as before.

SYNONYM(S): continue, progress. See syn. under advance. (Cf.advance)
2. to be carried on; take place: »

The trial may proceed.

3. to carry on any activity: »

He proceeded to light his pipe.

4. Figurative. to come forth; issue; go out: »

Heat proceeds from fire.

SYNONYM(S): emanate.
5. to advance to a higher status: »

to proceed to master of arts.

6. to begin and carry on an action at law: »

Though rebellion is declared, it is not proceeded against as such (Edmund Burke).

–n.
1. money obtained from a sale or some other activity or transaction: »

The proceeds from the school play will be used to buy a new curtain for the stage.

2. the amount remaining after a discount or changes have been deducted from the face value of a promissory note, an insurance policy, or the like.
[< Latin prōcēdere < prō- forward + cēdere to move]
pro|ceed´er, noun.

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