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Progress vs. Proceed — What's the Difference?

Progress vs. Proceed — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Progress and Proceed

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Progress

Forward or onward movement, as toward a destination
We made little progress on our way home because of the traffic.
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Proceed

Begin a course of action
The consortium could proceed with the plan
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Progress

Development, advancement, or improvement, as toward a goal
The math students have shown great progress.
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Proceed

Move forward
From the High Street, proceed over Magdalen Bridge
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Progress

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

Originate from
His claim that all power proceeded from God
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Progress

To move forward or onward
The ship progressed toward the equator.
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Proceed

To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue
Proceeded to his destination.
Paused to clear her throat, then proceeded.
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Progress

To develop, advance, or improve
Research progressed on the new vaccine.
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Proceed

To begin to carry on an action or a process
Looked surprised, then proceeded to roar with laughter.
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Progress

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

To move on in an orderly manner
Business proceeded as usual.
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Progress

Movement or advancement through a series of events, or points in time; development through time.
Testing for the new antidote is currently in progress.
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Proceed

To come from a source; originate or issue
Behavior proceeding from hidden motives. ].
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Progress

Specifically, advancement to a higher or more developed state; development, growth.
Science has made extraordinary progress in the last fifty years.
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Proceed

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

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

(intransitive) To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another.
To proceed with a story or argument
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Progress

A journey forward; travel.
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Proceed

(intransitive) To come from; to have as its source or origin.
Light proceeds from the sun.
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Progress

Movement onwards or forwards or towards a specific objective or direction; advance.
The thick branches overhanging the path made progress difficult.
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Proceed

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

(intransitive) To move, go, or proceed forward; to advance.
Visitors progress through the museum at their own pace.
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Proceed

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

(intransitive) To develop.
Societies progress unevenly.
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Proceed

To be applicable or effective; to be valid.
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Progress

(by extension) To improve; to become better or more complete.
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Proceed

To begin and carry on a legal process.
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Progress

(transitive) To expedite.
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Proceed

(intransitive) To take an academic degree.
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Progress

A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance
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Proceed

To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun; as, to proceed on a journey.
If thou proceed in this thy insolence.
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Progress

A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a sovereign through parts of his own dominions.
The king being returned from his progresse.
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Proceed

To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another; as, to proceed with a story or argument.
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Progress

To make progress; to move forward in space; to continue onward in course; to proceed; to advance; to go on; as, railroads are progressing.
Let me wipe off this honorable dew,That silverly doth progress on thy checks.
They progress in that style in proportion as their pieces are treated with contempt.
The war had progressed for some time.
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Proceed

To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from; as, light proceeds from the sun.
I proceeded forth and came from God.
It proceeds from policy, not love.
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Progress

To make improvement; to advance.
If man progresses, art must progress too.
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Proceed

To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method; to prosecute a design.
He that proceeds upon other principles in his inquiry.
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Progress

To make progress in; to pass through.
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Proceed

To be transacted; to take place; to occur.
He will, after his sour fashion, tell youWhat hath proceeded worthy note to-day.
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Progress

Gradual improvement or growth or development;
Advancement of knowledge
Great progress in the arts
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Proceed

To have application or effect; to operate.
This rule only proceeds and takes place when a person can not of common law condemn another by his sentence.
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Progress

The act of moving forward toward a goal
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Proceed

To begin and carry on a legal process.
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Progress

A movement forward;
He listened for the progress of the troops
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Proceed

See Proceeds.
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Progress

Develop in a positive way;
He progressed well in school
My plants are coming along
Plans are shaping up
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Proceed

Continue with one's activities;
I know it's hard,
But there is no choice
Carry on--pretend we are not in the room
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Progress

Move forward, also in the metaphorical sense;
Time marches on
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Proceed

Move ahead; travel onward in time or space;
We proceeded towards Washington
She continued in the direction of the hills
We are moving ahead in time now
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Progress

Form or accumulate steadily;
Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly
Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border
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Proceed

Follow a procedure or take a course;
We should go farther in this matter
She went through a lot of trouble
Go about the world in a certain manner
Messages must go through diplomatic channels
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Proceed

Follow a certain course;
The inauguration went well
How did your interview go?
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Proceed

Continue a certain state, condition, or activity;
Keep on working!
We continued to work into the night
Keep smiling
We went on working until well past midnight
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