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 for Proceeded
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Proceed \Pro*ceed"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Proceeded; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Proceeding.] [F. proc['e]der. fr. L. procedere,
     processum, to go before, to proceed; pro forward + cedere to
     move. See Cede.]
     1. To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to
        continue or renew motion begun; as, to proceed on a
        journey.
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              If thou proceed in this thy insolence. --Shak.
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     2. To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another; as,
        to proceed with a story or argument.
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     3. To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come
        from; as, light proceeds from the sun.
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              I proceeded forth and came from God.  --John viii.
                                                    42.
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              It proceeds from policy, not love.    --Shak.
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     4. To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and
        carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method;
        to prosecute a design.
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              He that proceeds upon other principles in his
              inquiry.                              --Locke.
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     5. To be transacted; to take place; to occur. [Obs.]
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              He will, after his sour fashion, tell you
              What hath proceeded worthy note to-day. --Shak.
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     6. To have application or effect; to operate.
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              This rule only proceeds and takes place when a
              person can not of common law condemn another by his
              sentence.                             --Ayliffe.
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     7. (Law) To begin and carry on a legal process.
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     Syn: To advance; go on; continue; progress; issue; arise;
          emanate.
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