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Synonyms for process

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for process

a writ issued by authority of law

deal with in a routine way

perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information

institute legal proceedings against

deliver a warrant or summons to someone

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
We can observe such things as their movements, their physiological processes, and the sounds they emit.
(3) That processes initiated by instinct often come to be performed better after experience;
And in two countries very differently circumstanced, individuals of the same species, having slightly different constitutions or structure, would often succeed better in the one country than in the other, and thus by a process of 'natural selection,' as will hereafter be more fully explained, two sub-breeds might be formed.
When further improved by the same slow and gradual process, they will spread more widely, and will get recognised as something distinct and valuable, and will then probably first receive a provincial name.
Budgeting is a delicate decision-making process, requiring the balance of institutional mission and goals against environmental realities.
Fundamental to any business process undertaking is a clear understanding, articulation and enablement of the claims operating model.
Even though most academic writing activities are assigned rather than self-initiated, academic writing like professional writing require self-regulation, a process whereby individuals set goals that they attempt to achieve by monitoring, regulating, and controlling their thoughts, feelings, and actions (Zimmerman, 2000).
It was developed to enhance and replace the use of multiple process models, while preserving the government and industry investments in process improvement.
(Troy, MI;, "While you can apply lean to individual facets of manufacturing without changing your whole business paradigm, PLM is a change in business methodology, incorporating both product and process together in a unified initiative." Adds Miller, "People don't pursue PLM in a vacuum.
Making flexible elastomer seals or profiles adhere to other host surfaces is an established and understood process, but up to now the processing options have been limited by either cost or bond quality.
While it is likely that every process owner at every level in the company--from the leasing agent up through the CEO--will play some role in the implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley, retaining the expertise of a qualified professional or group of professionals is critical to ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.
Regardless of whether a deficiency was identified through self-assessment or internal audit testing, the work process owner was responsible for analyzing the results and defining an appropriate remediation plan.
So we ask questions like "Have we been effective in assisting condors to continue?" Or "Have we been effective in saving elephants from being culled in Swaziland?" It's a much different approach than that taken by typical corporate entities and requires a budgeting and planning process that goes well beyond the next quarter's earnings.
Process control networks are being exposed to previously unheard of problems, such as malicious users, outside espionage, untrained technicians, "Trojan horses," viruses, inadvertent disruptions, companywide policies, simple computer "glitches," and continuous code changes.
Its process documentation includes six flowcharts per process, supported by memos and narratives.