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process (n):
a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
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events now in process.
the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls
process (n):
a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
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the procedure of obtaining a driver's license.
it was a process of trial and error

Related Words: procedure
process (n):
a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
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a bony process
process (n):
(psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
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the process of thinking.
the cognitive operation of remembering

Related Word: operation
process (n):
a mental process that you are not directly aware of
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the process of denial
process (n):
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
Related Words: summons
process (v):
subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
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process cheese.
process hair.
treat the water so it can be drunk.
treat the lawn with chemicals.
treat an oil spill

Related Words: treat
process (v):
perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information
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The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech
process (v):
deliver a warrant or summons to someone
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He was processed by the sheriff
process (v):
shape, form, or improve a material
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work stone into tools.
process iron.
work the metal

Related Words: work
process (v):
march in a procession
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They processed into the dining room
Related Word: march
process (v):
deal with in a routine way
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I'll handle that one.
process a loan.
process the applicants
process (v):
institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against
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He was warned that the district attorney would process him.
She actioned the company for discrimination

Related Words: actionlitigatesue
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