Synonyms for (noun) process

Synonyms: physical process, process

Definition: a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states

Usage: events now in process; the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls

Similar words: physical entity

Definition: an entity that has physical existence


Synonyms: procedure, process

Definition: a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

Usage: the procedure of obtaining a driver's license; it was a process of trial and error

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: process, appendage, outgrowth

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

Usage: a bony process

Similar words: body part

Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity


Synonyms: cognitive operation, cognitive process, operation, mental process, process

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

Usage: the process of thinking; the cognitive operation of remembering

Similar words: noesis, knowledge, cognition

Definition: the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning


Synonyms: process, unconscious process

Definition: a mental process that you are not directly aware of

Usage: the process of denial

Similar words: noesis, knowledge, cognition

Definition: the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning


Synonyms: process, summons

Definition: 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

Similar words: judicial writ, writ

Definition: (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

Synonyms for (verb) process

Synonyms: treat, process

Definition: subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition

Usage: process cheese; process hair; treat the water so it can be drunk; treat the lawn with chemicals; treat an oil spill

Similar words: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon

Definition: have an effect upon

Usage: Will the new rules affect me?


Synonyms: process

Definition: perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information

Usage: The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech

Similar words: compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure

Definition: make a mathematical calculation or computation


Synonyms: process, serve, swear out

Definition: deliver a warrant or summons to someone

Usage: He was processed by the sheriff

Similar words: deliver

Definition: bring to a destination, make a delivery

Usage: our local super market delivers


Synonyms: process, work, work on

Definition: shape, form, or improve a material

Usage: work stone into tools; process iron; work the metal

Similar words: transform, transmute, transubstantiate

Definition: change or alter in form, appearance, or nature

Usage: This experience transformed her completely; She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture; transubstantiate one element into another


Synonyms: march, process

Definition: march in a procession

Usage: They processed into the dining room

Similar words: walk

Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

Usage: Walk, don't run!; We walked instead of driving; She walks with a slight limp; The patient cannot walk yet; Walk over to the cabinet


Synonyms: process

Definition: deal with in a routine way

Usage: I'll handle that one; process a loan; process the applicants

Similar words: deal, handle, manage, care

Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old


Synonyms: process, action, litigate, sue

Definition: institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against

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

Similar words: challenge

Definition: issue a challenge to

Usage: Fischer challenged Spassky to a match