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Process meaning

process - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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"
  2. 2. ( psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; " the process of thinking"; " the cognitive operation of remembering"
  3. 3. deal with in a routine way; " I'll handle that one"; " process a loan"; " process the applicants"
  4. 4. The act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance.
  5. 5. A series of actions, motions, or occurrences; progressive act or transaction; continuous operation; normal or actual course or procedure; regular proceeding; as, the process of vegetation or decomposition; a chemical process; processes of nature.
  6. 6. A statement of events; a narrative.
  7. 7. Any marked prominence or projecting part, especially of a bone; anapophysis.
  8. 8. The whole course of proceedings in a cause real or personal, civil or criminal, from the beginning to the end of the suit; strictly, the means used for bringing the defendant into court to answer to the action; -- a generic term for writs of the class called judicial.
  9. 9. Progress; operation; projection in a bone.

process - examples of usage

  1. These would be swept off the board and the former process repeated. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. Next day he will be again at work; and the same process will go on the following week. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. Mary smiled, thinking that to beat people down was a process that should present no difficulty to Miss Katharine Hilbery. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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