Definition of Procedure

1. Noun. A particular course of action intended to achieve a result. "It was a process of trial and error"




2. Noun. A process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work. "Certain machine tool operations"
Exact synonyms: Operation
Generic synonyms: Work
Derivative terms: Operate, Procedural

3. Noun. A set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program.

4. Noun. A mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings.
Specialized synonyms: Bureaucratic Procedure, Red Tape, Objection
Generic synonyms: Legal Proceeding, Proceeding, Proceedings
Derivative terms: Procedural, Procedural

Definition of Procedure

1. n. The act or manner of proceeding or moving forward; progress; process; operation; conduct.

Definition of Procedure

1. Noun. A particular method for performing a task. ¹

2. Noun. A series of small tasks or steps taken to accomplish an end. ¹

3. Noun. The set of established forms or methods of an organized body for accomplishing a certain task or tasks. ¹

4. Noun. The steps taken in an action or other legal proceeding. ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete) That which results; issue; product. ¹

6. Noun. (computing) A subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Procedure

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Procedure

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Literary usage of Procedure

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"1639-1789] History of criminal procedure. men just escaped from a period of turbulence and corruption, when judges were ignorant and venal, and justice was ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The procedure to be followed in the trial of ecclesiastics is of special interest to Isidore. According to him, the judging of clerics of all ranks up to ..."

3. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"The custom anJ precedents of Parliament, which dictate the bulk of Parliamentary procedure, have acquired, IB seven centuries, prescriptive rights of ..."

4. The King's Peace: A Historical Sketch of the English Law Courts by Frederick Andrew Inderwick (1895)
"I. The Common Law of England—Dooms of Alfred—Of Canute— Laws of the Confessor—Nature of Anglo-Saxon procedure— Subjects for Adjudication — The Land — The ..."

5. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, J. M. D. Meiklejohn (1878)
"OF THE DIALECTICAL procedure OF PURE REASON. IT may be said that the object of a merely transcendental' idea is something of which we have no conception, ..."

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