Webster 1913 Edition
The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction; progress or movement from one thing to another; a measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction;
as, an illegal
proceeding; a cautious or a violent
proceedingsof the high commission.
The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law.
Proceedings of a society,
the published record of its action, or of things done at its meetings.
Syn. – Procedure; measure; step, See
Webster 1828 Edition
1.In law, the course of steps or measures in the prosecution of an action is denominated proceedings. [See Process.]