Simple past tense and past participle of proceed.(verb)
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Use "proceeded" in a sentence
"I was delighted when I first discovered that a pleasant sound, which often saluted my ears, proceeded from the throats of the little winged animals who had often intercepted the light from my eyes."
"Hmmmmmmm, security had to be strengthened during the Presidential campaign after little Ms. Palin proceeded to play the politics of personal destruction with President Obamas life."
"Pointing to a piece of paper, Durbin proceeded to read two of DeMint's tweets: "'If Reid won't slow down this debate, we'll do it for him,' followed by, 'Coburn forced Dems to read 767 pg Sanders amendment, we'll do everything we can to stop this government takeover of health care.'""