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Meaning of proceed

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: continue talking; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but
           there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the
           room" [syn: {continue}, {go on}, {carry on}, {proceed}]
      2: move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded
         towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the
         hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now" [syn: {proceed},
         {go forward}, {continue}]
      3: follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther in
         this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about
         the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through
         diplomatic channels" [syn: {go}, {proceed}, {move}]
      4: follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how
         did your interview go?" [syn: {proceed}, {go}]
      5: continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on
         working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep
         smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight" [syn:
         {continue}, {go on}, {proceed}, {go along}, {keep}] [ant:

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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