Textual thesaurus for "process"

(noun) physical process

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

(noun) procedure

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

(noun) appendage, outgrowth

a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant

a bony process

(noun) cognitive operation, cognitive process, operation, mental process

(psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents

the process of thinking; the cognitive operation of remembering

(noun) unconscious process

a mental process that you are not directly aware of

the process of denial

(noun) summons

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

(verb) treat

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

(verb) serve, swear out

deliver a warrant or summons to someone

He was processed by the sheriff

(verb) work, work on

shape, form, or improve a material

work stone into tools; process iron; work the metal

(verb) march

march in a procession

They processed into the dining room

(verb) action, litigate, sue

institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against

He was warned that the district attorney would process him; She actioned the company for discrimination