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")

Antonyms of adj processed

3 senses of processed

Sense 1
processed -- (subjected to a special process or treatment; "prepared ergot"; "processed cheeses are easy to spread")

INDIRECT (VIA prepared) -> unprepared -- (without preparation; not prepared for; "unprepared remarks"; "the shock was unprepared"; "our treaty makers approached their immensely difficult problems unprepared"- R.E.Danielson)

Sense 2
refined (vs. unrefined), processed -- (freed from impurities by processing; "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare)


Sense 3
processed (vs. unprocessed) -- (prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process; "processed ores")

unprocessed (vs. processed) -- (not altered from an original or natural state; "unprocessed commodities")
        => natural, raw (prenominal), rude (prenominal) -- ((used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes; "natural yogurt"; "natural produce"; "raw wool"; "raw sugar"; "bales of rude cotton")
        => streaming -- ((computer science) using or relating to a form of continuous tape transport; used mainly to provide backup storage of unedited data; "streaming audio"; "streaming video recording")
        => unvulcanized, unvulcanised -- ((used of rubber) not subjected to the process of vulcanization)

Similarity of adj processed

3 senses of processed

Sense 1
processed -- (subjected to a special process or treatment; "prepared ergot"; "processed cheeses are easy to spread")
       => prepared (vs. unprepared) -- (made ready or fit or suitable beforehand; "a prepared statement"; "be prepared for emergencies")

Sense 2
refined (vs. unrefined), processed -- (freed from impurities by processing; "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare)

Sense 3
processed (vs. unprocessed) -- (prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process; "processed ores")
       => cured, vulcanized, vulcanised -- ((used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity))
       => milled, polished -- ((of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed; "polished rice")
       => semi-processed -- (having been subjected to partial processing)
          Also See-> finished#1; pure#1; treated#1

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