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pro·ceed

proceed

 
 
pronunciation:
pr sid
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part of speech: verb
inflections: proceeds, proceeding, proceeded
definition 1: to move forward after a stop.
After you give your name, you may proceed to the front of the line.
synonyms:
carry on, continue
antonyms:
halt
similar words:
move on, press on, progress, travel
definition 2: to begin or go on to do something.
The student was quiet and nervous, but proceeded to answer the question.
synonyms:
begin
Word Parts  About this feature
The word proceed contains the following parts:
ced, ces, -ceed, -cede, -cess Latin root that means to go; to go back or yield