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English noun: procession

1. procession (event) (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymsemanation, rise


Broader (hypernym)inception, origin, origination


Domain categorytheological 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


SamplesProcessions 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)


Synonymsadvance, 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


Antonymsretreat









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