Meaning of PROCEDURE in English

PROCEDURE

n.1 a way of proceeding, esp. a mode of conducting business or a legal action.

2 a mode of performing a task.

3 a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner.

4 a proceeding.

5 Computing SUBROUTINE.

Derivatives:

procedural adj. procedurally adv.

Etymology: F proc{eacute}dure (as PROCEED)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.