Definition of Procession

1. Noun. (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. "The doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"

Exact synonyms: Emanation, Rise
Category relationships: Theological System, Theology
Generic synonyms: Inception, Origin, Origination
Derivative terms: Rise



2. Noun. The group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation. "Processions were forbidden"

3. Noun. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).

Definition of Procession

1. n. The act of proceeding, moving on, advancing, or issuing; regular, orderly, or ceremonious progress; continuous course.

2. v. t. To ascertain, mark, and establish the boundary lines of, as lands.

3. v. i. To march in procession.

4. v. i. To honor with a procession.

Definition of Procession

1. Noun. The act of progressing or proceeding ¹

2. Noun. A group of people or things moving along in an orderly manner, especially if doing so slowly and formally ¹

3. Noun. A number of things happening in sequence (in space or in time) ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To take part in a procession ¹

5. Verb. (transitive dated) To honour with a procession ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Procession

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Procession

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"After the verse "Sancta Maria" the procession begins to move. ... If the procession is held, the Rogation Mass is obligatory, and no notice is taken of ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The one was the procession to the ''Station", the other the solemn entry of ... As the procession moved along to the stational church where Mass was to be ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The one was the procession to the ''Station", the other the solemn entry of the ... A good description of the stational procession is given in the St. Amand ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The one was the procession to the "Station", the other the solemn entry of the ... A good description of the stational procession is given in the St. Л it ..."

5. Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship by Fridtjof Nansen, Otto Neumann Sverdrup (1898)
"Fifth in the procession came the mate, with the Norwegian arms on a red background ... The procession was followed by the public dressed in their best—viz., ..."

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