Synonyms for proceeding

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pruh-see-ding
Phonetic Transcription : prəˈsi dɪŋ

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Définition of proceeding

Origin :
  • 1510s, "action of going forward," verbal noun from proceed (v.). From 1550s as "what is done, conduct." Proceedings "records of the doings of a society" is attested by 1824.
  • noun undertaking, course of action
Example sentences :
  • The irregularity of the proceeding was unnoticed in the tense excitement.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Such a proceeding was not unlikely; it was not, however, the one she adopted.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • Had he the authority of his Sicilian majesty for proceeding as he did?
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
  • This is not an honourable way of proceeding in Mr. Lovelace.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • He was proceeding in this learned manner, when a mighty noise interrupted him.
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews Vol. 1 » by Henry Fielding
  • Nicholas hemmed once or twice, and seemed to have some difficulty in proceeding.
  • Extract from : « The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby » by Charles Dickens
  • In this mode of proceeding there was certainly a source of frequent error.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • The effects of this proceeding upon Shelley may be easily imagined.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • However, he indicated the field which should be explored, and the best way of proceeding.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • Meantime, Tom was proceeding in a clear, soft, far-reaching voice.
  • Extract from : « Southern Lights and Shadows » by Various

Antonyms for proceeding

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