"proceed" in the verb sense
1. continue, go on, carry on, proceed
"`I know it's hard', he continued, `but there is no choice'"
2. proceed, go forward, continue
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"
3. go, proceed, move
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"
4. proceed, go
follow a certain course
"The inauguration went well"
"how did your interview go?"
5. continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep
continue a certain state, condition, or activity
"Keep on working!"
"We continued to work into the night"
"We went on working until well past midnight"
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