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  Definition of procedure
  1. a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work; "the operations in building a house"; "certain machine tool operations"
  2. a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
  3. a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver''s license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
  4. a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
Similar Words: operation, process, routine, subroutine, subprogram, function

 

Hyponyms: bureaucratic procedure, red tape, objection, Bertillon system, fingerprinting, genetic profiling, genetic fingerprinting, diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique, emergency procedure, experimental procedure, calculation, computation, computing, medical procedure, mapping, chromosome mapping, operating procedure, stiffening, indirection, rigmarole, rigamarole, routine, modus operandi, condition, experimental condition, rule, formula, cataloged procedure, contingency procedure, library routine, random number generator, recursive routine, reusable routine, supervisory routine, executive routine, tracing routine, utility routine, service routine

 

Part Meronyms: program, programme, computer program, computer programme

 

Derivational Morphology: function, work, operate, go, run, work on, process, proceed, move

 

Anagrams: reproduce

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: procediment   Chinese: 程序  
Dutch: procedure   Finnish: menettelytapa  
French: procédure   German: Prozedur  
Hungarian: eljárás   Italian: procedura  
Japanese: 手順   Korean: 절차  
Portuguese: procedimento   Russian: процедура  
Spanish: procedimiento   Swedish: procedur  
 
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