Definition of 'proceed'
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This usually includes details as to how the sales proceeds will be split. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People pay 2 to wear the knits, with proceeds going to the charity. The Sun (2016)National Grid wants to return the lion's share of the proceeds from the sale to investors and upgrade infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those cases which are contested proceed far more swiftly from issue to trial. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They will be able to pay the adviser from the sale proceeds rather than up front. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This would allow the government to seize any wages paid as proceeds of crime. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The proceeds will go to various charities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet he knew he had to proceed with caution and not risk becoming reviled by both camps. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)Police have faced questions over how the case proceeded so far. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The proceeds of the sale or float are then returned to investors. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This involves seizing the proceeds of crime of a convicted offender. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Part of the proceeds will go to the memorial fund. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Instead they massed at the front and proceeded with deadly caution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And they demanded that the corps proceed no farther. Christianity Today (2000)Some of the sale proceeds could be used to upgrade the grid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They hide the proceeds of organised crime. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All proceeds go to charities helping quake victims. The Sun (2010)Only after family members had pocketed the proceeds of the sales was she allowed to return home. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The first movement especially proceeded along its twisting path with a wonderful sense of inner logic and forward drive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This model of politics proceeds by first insisting that political choices are necessarily arranged along a spectrum from left to right. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Plans will neither proceed in the direction you intended nor at the pace you'd hoped. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He confirms he is proceeding with legal action, but refuses to offer more detail. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Spending taxpayers' money on themselves is a hazardous area through which politicians proceed with extreme caution. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When deciding how to proceed, first check the cost of withdrawing from your current mortgage early. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The argument about immigration has proceeded that far, at least. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The agency's lawyers must also decide if it would be in the public interest to proceed with action against the nuclear group. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This activity proceeds normally unless or until effects of incipient social movements are experienced within the ranks of the NGO. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)The MPs found that the body's recommendations were so varied and vague as to allow most activity to proceed unchecked. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'proceed'
British English: proceed VERB
to proceed to do sth If you proceed to do something, you do it, often after doing something else first.
He proceeded to tell me of my birth.
British English: proceed NOUN
The proceeds of an event or activity are the money that has been obtained from it.
The proceeds of the concert went to charity.
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