HyperDic: procession

English > 3 senses of the word procession:
NOUNeventprocession, emanation, rise(theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
actprocessionthe group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
actprocession, progress, progression, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motionthe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
procession > pronunciation
Soundsprahseh'shahn; prowseh'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > procession: 3 senses > noun 1, event
Meaning(theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
Example "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"
Synonymsemanation, rise
Categorytheology, theological systemA particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings
Broaderorigin, origination, inceptionAn event that is a beginning
Spanishefusión, origen, procesión
English > procession: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation.
Example"processions were forbidden"
Narrowercaravan, train, wagon trainA procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
cavalcadeA procession of people traveling on horseback
convoyA procession of land vehicles traveling together
cortegeA funeral procession
marchA procession of people walking together
motorcadeA procession of people traveling in motor cars
paradeA ceremonial procession including people marching
recession, recessionalThe withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
group actionaction taken by a group of people
Spanishcomitiva, comparsa, pompa, procesión, romería
Catalanprocessió, processó
Adjectivesprocessionalof or relating to or characteristic of a procession
processionalintended for use in a procession
English > procession: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of moving forward (as toward a goal).
Synonymsprogress, progression, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion
Narrowercareer, life historyThe general progression of your working or professional life
leapfrogAdvancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors
marchA steady advance
plain sailing, clear sailing, easy goingEasy unobstructed progress
pushAn effort to advance
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
OppositeretreatThe act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
Spanishadelantamiento, avance, evolución, progresión, progreso
Catalanavançament, avanç, avenç, evolució, progrés, progressió
Verbsproceedmove ahead

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