Meaning of “proceed” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I ] uk us /prəʊˈsiːd/ formal

to continue as planned:

His lawyers have decided not to proceed with the case.
proceed to do sth

to do something after you have done something else:

She sat down and proceeded to tell me about her skiing trip.
proceed along/down/to, etc formal

to move or travel in a particular direction:

Passengers for Sydney should proceed to gate 21.

(Definition of “proceed” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)