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Definition of Proceed

Proceed

  1. To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun; as, to proceed on a journey.
  2. To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another; as, to proceed with a story or argument.
  3. To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from; as, light proceeds from the sun.
  4. To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method; to prosecute a design.
  5. To be transacted; to take place; to occur.
  6. To have application or effect; to operate.
  7. To begin and carry on a legal process.
  8. See Proceeds.

Proceed Quotations

It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Dale Carnegie

It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?
Jane Austen

Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason.
Leonardo da Vinci

All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.
Noah Webster
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Proceed Translations

proceed in Dutch is te werk gaan
proceed in German is weitergehen, fortfahren, weitermachen, fortsetzen
proceed in Latin is eo ire itum, procedo, progredior, pergo, grassor
proceed in Portuguese is prosiga
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