Meaning of “process” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /ˈprəʊses/ us /ˈprɑːses/

to add chemicals to a substance, especially food, in order to change it or make it last longer:

processed food

B2 to deal with information or documents in an official way:

Visa applications take 28 days to process.

When a computer processes data (= information), it does things to it so that it can be used and understood

processing noun [ U ]

data processing

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