process


process

noun

Definition of PROCESS

1
a usually fixed or ordered series of actions or events leading to a result <the process by which the elastic fibers spun by silkworms is turned into soft, lustrous cloth>
2
forward movement in time or place <in the process of doing this project we all learned a lot>
3
a written notice ordering a person to appear in court <the prosecutor arranged for a process for her appearance to be issued>
Synonyms process, subpoena
Related Words capias, warrant, writ; ticket

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