Definition of Seconding

1. Verb. (present participle of second) ¹



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Definition of Seconding

1. second [v] - See also: second

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seconding

secondary visual cortex
secondary vitreous
secondary wall
secondary winding
seconde
seconded
secondee
secondees
seconder
seconders
secondes
secondhand
secondhand-smoke
secondhand smoke
secondi
seconding (current term)
secondly
secondment
secondments
secondness
secondo
seconds
seconds of arc
secosteroid
secosteroids
secpar
secpars
secre
secrecies
secrecy

Literary usage of Seconding

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1. Robert's Rules of Order Revised for Deliberative Assemblies by Henry Martyn Robert (1915)
"Where the chair is certain the motion meets with general favor, and yet members are slow about seconding it, he may proceed without waiting for a second. ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1867)
"For all this, he had much peasure in seconding the resolution. Mr. REYNOLDS hoped the honorable gentleman would not put words into his mouth. ..."

3. The First Hague Conference by Dr Andrew Dickson White (1905)
"ispatch from the Secretary of State informing us that President McKinley thinks that our American commission ought not to urge any proposal for " seconding ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"By them American Independence was first openly advocated and but for their efforts seconding those of New England Puritans that Independence would not have ..."

5. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1883)
"REMARKS INTENDED TO BE MADE IN THE SENATE, IN seconding A MOTION FOB ADJOURNMENT ON THE OCCASION OF MR. GREELEY'S FUNERAL, DECEMBER 3, 1872. ..."

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