Pro*ceed"ing, n.

1.

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. Macaulay.

2. pl. Law

The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law.

Blackstone.

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.

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