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

1 sense of processing

Sense 1
processing -- (preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure; "the processing of newly arrived immigrants"; "the processing of ore to obtain minerals")
       => 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")

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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