Learner's definition of PROCEDURE
1 : a series of actions that are done in a certain way or order: an established or accepted way of doing something
Installing a car battery is a simple procedure.
What is the procedure for applying for a loan?
New employees are taught the proper safety procedures.
2 [count] : a medical treatment or operation
— procedural/prəˈsiːʤərəl/adjective,always used before a noun,formal