process

phonetic symbol: / prásès | prɔ́sès / 

process - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
e.g.)
・events now in process
・the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls
physical process

[ noun ]
■ a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
e.g.)
・it was a process of trial and error
procedure

[ noun ]
■ a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
e.g.)
・a bony process
appendage , outgrowth

[ noun ]
■ (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity
■ an operation that affects mental contents
e.g.)
・the process of thinking
cognitive operation , cognitive process , mental process , operation

[ noun ]
■ a mental process that you are not directly aware of
e.g.)
・the process of denial
unconscious process

[ noun ]
■ a writ issued by authority of law
■ usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit
■ failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant
summons

[ verb ]
■ subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
e.g.)
・process cheese
・process hair
treat

[ verb ]
■ perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information
e.g.)
・The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech

[ verb ]
■ deliver a warrant or summons to someone
e.g.)
・He was processed by the sheriff
serve , swear out

[ verb ]
■ shape, form, or improve a material
e.g.)
・process iron
work , work on

[ verb ]
■ march in a procession
e.g.)
・They processed into the dining room
march

[ verb ]
■ deal with in a routine way
e.g.)
・process a loan
・process the applicants

[ verb ]
■ institute legal proceedings against
■ file a suit against
e.g.)
・He was warned that the district attorney would process him
action , litigate , sue

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