名词:proceeder 动词过去式:proceeded 过去分词:proceeded 现在分词:proceeding 第三人称单数:proceeds
cede＝to go（去），to yield（让步） 变化型 ceed，cess
/prə'si:d, prəʊ-; prə`sid, pro-/ v
1 (a) [I, Ipr, It] ~ (to sth) go to a further or the next stage; go on 继续前进; 继续进行; 继续下去
*Work is proceeding slowly. 工作正在慢慢地继续进行着.
* What is the best way of proceeding? 最好采取什么方式继续下去?
* Let us proceed (to the next item on the agenda). 让我们继续进行（下一个议程）吧.
* Having said how much she liked it, she then proceeded to criticize the way I'd done it. 她先表明她非常喜欢这个, 然後批评我方法不当.
(b) [Ipr](fml 文) make one's way; go 前进; 行进
*I was proceedingalong the High Street in a northerly direction when... 我那时正沿着大街向北去, 走着走着....
(c) [I, Ipr] ~ (with sth) begin or continue (sth) 开始或继续做（某事物）
*Please proceed with your report. 请继续作你的报告吧.
* Shall we proceed with the planned investment? 我们着手进行有计画的投资好吗?
2 [Ipr] ~ against sb (law 律) take legal action against sb; start a lawsuit against sb 起诉某人; 对某人提起诉讼.
3 [Ipr] ~ from sth (fml 文) arise or originate from sth 由某事物引起; 源于某事物
*the evils that proceed from war 战争所带来的灾祸.
4 [Ipr] ~ to sth (fml 文) go on to obtain a higher university degree after obtaining a first degree （获得学士学位後）攻读高级学位
*He was allowed to proceed to an MA. 他获准攻读文学硕士学位.
1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin:
proceder, from Latin
procedere 'to go forward'
to continue to do something that has already been planned or started
→proceedsproceed with The government was determined to proceed with the election. Before proceeding further, we must define our terms.formal
to continue Work is proceeding according to plan .proceed to do sth
to do something after doing something else first - used sometimes to express surprise or annoyance Sammy took off his coat and proceeded to undo his boots. [always +adverb/preposition]formal
to move in a particular directionproceed to/towards/into etc Passengers for Miami should proceed to gate 25.proceed against
[proceed against sb] phr v
to begin a legal case against someoneproceed from
[proceed from sth] phr v
to happen or exist as a result of something ideas that proceed from a disturbed state of mindproceed to
[proceed to sth] phr v
if you proceed to the next part of an activity, job etc, you do or take part in the next part of it
= go on to players who proceed to the finals of the competition
Do not confuse proceed
which have different meanings and slightly different pronunciations.