Synonyms for proceed

Synonyms for (verb) proceed

Synonyms: go, proceed

Definition: follow a certain course

Usage: The inauguration went well; how did your interview go?

Similar words: come about, take place, go on, hap, happen, fall out, pass, pass off, occur

Definition: come to pass

Usage: What is happening?; The meeting took place off without an incidence; Nothing occurred that seemed important


Synonyms: carry on, go on, continue, proceed

Definition: continue talking

Usage: I know it's hard, he continued, but there is no choice; carry on--pretend we are not in the room

Similar words: talk, speak

Definition: exchange thoughts; talk with

Usage: We often talk business; Actions talk louder than words


Synonyms: continue, proceed, go forward

Definition: move ahead; travel onward in time or space

Usage: We proceeded towards Washington; She continued in the direction of the hills; We are moving ahead in time now

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: proceed, move, go

Definition: follow a procedure or take a course

Usage: We should go farther in this matter; She went through a lot of trouble; go about the world in a certain manner; Messages must go through diplomatic channels

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel


Synonyms: proceed, continue, keep, go along, go on

Definition: continue a certain state, condition, or activity

Usage: Keep on working!; We continued to work into the night; Keep smiling; We went on working until well past midnight

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel