If we succeed, we will become different people in the process.
If Hagel is confirmed but roughed up in the process, the administration will be forced to spend valuable capital.
They're still in the process of making their peace with him.
Over months, Obama and his team led the process, step by step, with smarts and courage.
There was only one agenda item: to “endorse the completion of the process of recognizing Ariel University in Samaria.”
This process of spoiling begins with the mothers, and ends with the young women.
In the course of this process he fell into adventures, some of them, perhaps, unedifying.
Through centuries of political freedom that process had gone on without interruption.
This process is performed by girls, with the aid of what is called a “bob” or “glazer.”
The process of revolutionary organization in Venezuela and her sister states was much the same as that later adopted in Cuba.
early 14c., "fact of being carried on" (e.g. in process), from Old French proces "a journey; continuation, development; legal trial" (13c.) and directly from Latin processus "a going forward, advance, progress," from past participle stem of procedere "go forward" (see proceed).
Meaning "course or method of action" is from mid-14c.; sense of "continuous series of actions meant to accomplish some result" (the main modern sense) is from 1620s. Legal sense of "course of action of a suit at law" is attested from early 14c.
1530s, "begin legal action against," from Middle French processer "to prosecute," from proces (see process (n.)). Meaning "prepare by special process" is from 1881, from the noun in English. Of persons, "to register and examine," by 1935. Related: Processed; processing.
"to go in procession," 1814, "A colloquial or humorous back-formation" from procession [OED]. Accent on second syllable.
process proc·ess (prŏs'ěs', prō'sěs')
n. pl. proc·ess·es (prŏs'ěs'ĭz, prō'sěs'-, prŏs'ĭ-sēz', prō'sĭ-)
A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result.
Advance or progress, as of a disease.
An outgrowth of tissue; a projecting part, as of a bone.