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  1. pro·ce·dure
    IPA[prəˈsējər]
  2. noun

    • 1. an established or official way of doing something:

      the police are now reviewing procedures rules of procedure
    • 2. a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner:

      the standard procedure for informing new employees about conditions of work
    • 3. a surgical operation:

      the procedure is carried out under general anesthesia
    • 4. another term for subroutine

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: procedure, plural noun: procedures

    • noun

      an established or official way of doing something:

      a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner:

    • noun

      a rule that defines how a particular situation is to be handled, or a particular outcome achieved, in a legislature or deliberative body.

      parliamentary law.

    • noun

      an official process for dealing with a complaint raised by an employee against their employer regarding treatment believed to be wrong or unfair:
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