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proceeds

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noun plural pro·ceeds \ˈprō-ˌsēdz\

Simple Definition of proceeds

  • : the total amount of money or profit that is made

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of proceeds

  1. 1 :  the total amount brought in <the proceeds of a sale>

  2. 2 :  the net amount received (as for a check or from an insurance settlement) after deduction of any discount or charges

Examples of proceeds in a sentence

  1. <estimated that the annual proceeds from an increase in the state sales tax would be enormous>

  2. <all proceeds from the special promotion will go to charity>



1665

First Known Use of proceeds

1665

Rhymes with proceeds


PROCEEDS Defined for Kids

proceeds

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noun plural pro·ceeds \ˈprō-ˌsēdz\

Definition of proceeds for Students

  1. :  money or profit made <the proceeds of a sale>




Law Dictionary

proceeds

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noun plural pro·ceeds \ˈprō-ˌsēdz\

Legal Definition of proceeds

  1. 1 :  money or other property received as the result of a sale or other transaction esp. involving collateral <retain a security interest in the proceeds of collateral>

  2. 2 :  money received from an insurance policy





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