Move and Proceeding


Move noun - An action planned or taken to achieve a desired result.
Usage example: retiring early was a smart move

Proceeding is a synonym for move in action topic. In some cases you can use "Proceeding" instead a noun "Move", when it comes to topics like progress.

Nearby Words: moving, moved, movement, mover, movable


Proceeding noun - A court case for enforcing a right or claim.

Move is a synonym for proceeding in action topic. You can use "Move" instead the word "Proceeding" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as undertaking, course of action.

Nearby Words: proceed, proceeded

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Star Trek: Nemesis He orders the Scimitar to move to port when he sees the Enterprise proceeding to ram it, rather than moving full reverse.
  • Evil Costume Switch He also got a new "signature move", which included him popping right back up after being allegedly knocked out, then proceeding to win the match.
  • Video Game / Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Get a question right and you move on to the next question, but if you get a question wrong, you'll fight some monsters before proceeding.
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