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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To begin and go on doing something.

Usage examples (33)
  • A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.
  • This being the case perhaps the best way to proceed is to try to guess equations, and disregard physical models or descriptions.
  • People like you have dug such a deep hole for us, that the only way for Obama to proceed is to put the Orion on a Delta IV Heavy, or cancel it altogether.
  • Did he proceed from the Father alone, perhaps by the for more
Tutoring comment
  • A word that is similar to "proceed" which means to begin, is "precede" means to go before.
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