Proceed etymology


English word proceed comes from Latin cedere, Latin pro, and later Old French (842-ca. 1400) proceder (To advance; to go onward; to carry on.)

Etymology of proceed

Detailed word origin of proceed

Dictionary entry Language Definition
cedere Latin (lat)
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
procedere Latin (lat)
proceder Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To advance; to go onward; to carry on.
proceed English (en) (intransitive) To be transacted; to take place; to occur.. (intransitive) To come from (have as the source or origin). (intransitive) To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act methodically. (intransitive) To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to carry on. (intransitive) To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to [...]

Words with the same origin as proceed

Descendants of cedere

procedure process recess success succession

Descendants of pro

purchase pure purpose