Definition of 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"
    - physical process
  • a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    "a bony process"
  • a mental process that you are not directly aware of
    "the process of denial"
    - unconscious process
  • 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
  • (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity
    an operation that affects mental contents
    "the process of thinking"
    "the cognitive operation of remembering"
    - cognitive process - mental process - cognitive operation
  • 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"


  • deliver a warrant or summons to someone
    "He was processed by the sheriff"
    - swear out
  • shape, form, or improve a material
    "work stone into tools"
    "process iron"
    "work the metal"
    - work on
  • march in a procession
    "They processed into the dining room"
  • institute legal proceedings against
    file a suit against
    "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"
    "She actioned the company for discrimination"
  • 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"
  • deal with in a routine way
    "I'll handle that one"
    "process a loan"
    "process the applicants"
  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Process

  • Scrabble® score of the process (11)
  • Word Chums® score of the process (15)
  • Words With Friends® score of the process (13)

Unscramble process

130 unscramble word found using the letters process.

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