Proceed vs. Progress

Proceed vs. Progress — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Proceed and Progress

Proceedverb

To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue

proceeded to his destination.paused to clear her throat, then proceeded.

Progressnoun

Forward or onward movement, as toward a destination

We made little progress on our way home because of the traffic.

Proceedverb

To begin to carry on an action or a process

looked surprised, then proceeded to roar with laughter.

Progressnoun

Development, advancement, or improvement, as toward a goal

The math students have shown great progress.

Proceedverb

To move on in an orderly manner

Business proceeded as usual.

Progressnoun

A ceremonial journey made by a sovereign through that sovereign's realm.

Proceedverb

To come from a source; originate or issue

behavior proceeding from hidden motives. ].

Progressverb

To move forward or onward

The ship progressed toward the equator.

Proceedverb

(intransitive) To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to carry on

To proceed on a journey.

Progressverb

To develop, advance, or improve

Research progressed on the new vaccine.

Proceedverb

(intransitive) To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another.

To proceed with a story or argument.

Progressverb

To increase in scope or severity, as a disease taking an unfavorable course.

Proceedverb

(intransitive) To come from (have as the source or origin)

Light proceeds from the sun.

Progressnoun

Movement or advancement through a series of events, or points in time; development through time.

Testing for the new antidote is currently in progress.

Proceedverb

(intransitive) To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act methodically

Progressnoun

Specifically, advancement to a higher or more developed state; development, growth.

Science has made extraordinary progress in the last fifty years.

Proceedverb

(intransitive) To be transacted; to take place; to occur.

Progressnoun

An official journey made by a monarch or other high personage; a state journey, a circuit.

Proceedverb

To be applicable or effective; to be valid.

Progressnoun

A journey forward; travel.

Proceedverb

To begin and carry on a legal process. en

Progressnoun

Movement onwards or forwards or towards a specific objective or direction; advance.

The thick branches overhanging the path made progress difficult.

Proceedverb

continue with one's activities;

I know it's hard,but there is no choicecarry on--pretend we are not in the room

Progressverb

(intransitive) to move, go, or proceed forward; to advance.

They progress through the museum.

Proceedverb

move ahead; travel onward in time or space;

We proceeded towards WashingtonShe continued in the direction of the hillsWe are moving ahead in time now

Progressverb

(intransitive) to improve; to become better or more complete.

Societies progress unevenly.

Proceedverb

follow a procedure or take a course;

We should go farther in this matterShe went through a lot of troublego about the world in a certain mannerMessages must go through diplomatic channels

Progressverb

(transitive) To move (something) forward; to advance, to expedite.

Proceedverb

follow a certain course;

The inauguration went wellhow did your interview go?

Progressnoun

gradual improvement or growth or development;

advancement of knowledgegreat progress in the arts

Proceedverb

continue a certain state, condition, or activity;

Keep on working!We continued to work into the nightKeep smilingWe went on working until well past midnight

Progressnoun

the act of moving forward toward a goal

Progressnoun

a movement forward;

he listened for the progress of the troops

Progressverb

develop in a positive way;

He progressed well in schoolMy plants are coming alongPlans are shaping up

Progressverb

move forward, also in the metaphorical sense;

Time marches on

Progressverb

form or accumulate steadily;

Resistance to the manager's plan built up quicklyPressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border