Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun process

6 senses of process

Sense 1
procedure, process -- (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")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 2
process, cognitive process, mental process, operation, cognitive operation -- ((psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; "the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering")
       => cognition, knowledge, noesis -- (the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning)

Sense 3
summons, 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)
       => writ, judicial writ -- ((law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer)

Sense 4
process, unconscious process -- (a mental process that you are not directly aware of; "the process of denial")
       => cognition, knowledge, noesis -- (the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning)

Sense 5
process, outgrowth, appendage -- (a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 6
process, 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")
       => physical entity -- (an entity that has physical existence)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb process

7 senses of process

Sense 1
process, 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")
       => affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch -- (have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")

Sense 2
process -- (deal with in a routine way; "I'll handle that one"; "process a loan"; "process the applicants")
       => manage, deal, care, handle -- (be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old")

Sense 3
process -- (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")
       => calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)

Sense 4
action, sue, litigate, process -- (institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination")
       => challenge -- (issue a challenge to; "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match")

Sense 5
march, process -- (march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "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")

Sense 6
work, work on, process -- (shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal")
       => transform, transmute, transubstantiate -- (change or alter in form, appearance, or nature; "This experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate one element into another")

Sense 7
serve, process, swear out -- (deliver a warrant or summons to someone; "He was processed by the sheriff")
       => deliver -- (bring to a destination, make a delivery; "our local super market delivers")

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