proceed

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proceed is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
proceed

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Verb[change]

Plain form
proceed

Third-person singular
proceeds

Past tense
proceeded

Past participle
proceeded

Present participle
proceeding

  1. (intransitive) When you proceed, you go forward with something.
    The reporter proceeded with the interview.
    They proceeded down the road.
    After finding the money, he proceeded to put it in his pocket.

Noun[change]

Singular
none

Plural
proceeds

  1. (plural)(formal) The proceeds of some individual project or sale are the money earned from doing it.
    We sold the house and bought a small apartment with the proceeds.
    The proceeds of tonight's show will go to charity.

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