Definition of PROCESSES

noun : PROCESSES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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 ;

  • 6. (

    ) a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls" ;

verb : PROCESSES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals"; "treat an oil spill" ;

  • 2. (

    ) deal with in a routine way; "I'll handle that one"; "process a loan"; "process the applicants" ;

  • 3. (

    ) perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information; "The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech" ;

  • 4. (

    ) institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination" ;

  • 5. (

    ) march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room" ;


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