English noun: procession
|1.||procession (event) (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost|
|Samples||The emanation of the Holy Spirit.|
The rising of the Holy Ghost.
The doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son.
|Broader (hypernym)||inception, origin, origination|
|Domain category||theological system, theology|
|2.||procession (act) the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation|
|Samples||Processions were forbidden.|
|Broader (hypernym)||accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, group action|
|Narrower (hyponym)||caravan, cavalcade, convoy, cortege, march, motorcade, parade, recession, recessional, train, wagon train|
|3.||procession (act) the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)|
|Synonyms||advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, progress, progression|
|Broader (hypernym)||motion, move, movement|
|Narrower (hyponym)||career, clear sailing, easy going, leapfrog, life history, march, plain sailing, push|