Proceed vs Cocaine - What's the difference?

proceed | cocaine |

As verbs the difference between proceed and cocaine

is that proceed is to move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun while cocaine is .

As an adjective cocaine is

addicted to, or using cocaine.



(Webster 1913)


(en verb)
  • To move, pass, or go forward or onward; to advance; to continue or renew motion begun.
  • to proceed on a journey.
  • To pass from one point, topic, or stage, to another.
  • To proceed with a story or argument.
  • To issue or come forth as from a source or origin; to come from.
  • Light proceeds from the sun.
  • To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method; to prosecute a design.
  • * John Locke
  • he that proceeds upon other Principles in his Enquiry
  • To be transacted; to take place; to occur.
  • * Shakespeare
  • He will, after his sour fashion, tell you / What hath proceeded worthy note to-day.
  • To have application or effect; to operate.
  • * Ayliffe
  • This rule only proceeds and takes place when a person can not of common law condemn another by his sentence.
  • To begin and carry on a legal process. (rfex)
  • Usage notes

    * This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive . See * Not to be confused with precede. * Many of the other English verbs ultimately derived from Latin are spelled ending in "cede", so the misspelling "procede" is common.


    * progress


    * regress * recede


    * *

    See also

    * proceeds (noun)




  • (uncountable) A stimulant narcotic, derived from cultivated plants of the genus , in the form of a white powder that users generally self-administer by insufflation through the nose.
  • (countable) Any derivative of cocaine.
  • Synonyms

    * (slang) blow, Bolivian marching powder, boots, California corn flakes, charlie, coke, girl, nose candy, powder, rock, slim, snow, snuff, white lady, yayo or yeyo, yola * See also

    See also

    * crack * snort


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