The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction; progress or movement from one thing to another; a measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding.
The proceedings of the high commission.
2. pl. Law
The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law.
Proceedings of a society, the published record of its action, or of things done at its meetings.
Syn. -- Procedure; measure; step, See Transaction.
© Webster 1913.