Meaning of “process” - Learner’s Dictionary

process

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

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

processed food
INFORMATION

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

Visa applications take 28 days to process.
COMPUTER

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)