Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of proceedings | Another word for proceedings | What is proceedings?

Definition 1: (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for proceedings in the sense of this definition

(proceedings is a kind of ...) (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards

(... is a kind of proceedings ) the legal proceedings initiated by a creditor to repossess the collateral for loan that is in default

(... is a kind of proceedings ) (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence

(... is a kind of proceedings ) (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)

(... is a kind of proceedings ) (law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law

"he had a fair trial and the jury found him guilty" "most of these complaints are settled before they go to trial"

(... is a kind of proceedings ) the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship

(... is a kind of proceedings ) a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights

(... is a kind of proceedings ) a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

(... is a kind of proceedings ) a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent

(... is a kind of proceedings ) (law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial

"their appeal was denied in the superior court"

(... is a kind of proceedings ) a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)

(... is a kind of proceedings ) a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

"the family brought suit against the landlord"

(... is a kind of proceedings ) a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong

(... is a kind of proceedings ) a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

(... is a kind of proceedings ) (law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings

"the purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits"

(proceedings belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: a written account of what transpired at a meeting - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for proceedings in the sense of this definition

(proceedings is a kind of ...) a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events

(... is a kind of proceedings ) a published written account of the speeches and debates and votes of the United States Congress

(... is a kind of proceedings ) the official published verbatim report of the proceedings of a parliamentary body; originally of the British Parliament

"the Canadian Hansard is published in both English and French"

(... is part of proceedings) a book in which minutes have been written

More words

Another word for proceeding

Another word for proceed

Another word for procedure

Another word for procedural

Another word for procaviidae

Another word for proceeds

Another word for procellaria

Another word for procellaria aequinoctialis

Another word for procellariidae

Another word for procellariiform seabird


Other word for procellariiform seabird

procellariiform seabird meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce procellariiform seabird