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proceeds

noun plural pro·ceeds \ˈprō-ˌsēdz\

: the total amount of money or profit that is made

Full Definition of PROCEEDS

1
:  the total amount brought in <the proceeds of a sale>
2
:  the net amount received (as for a check or from an insurance settlement) after deduction of any discount or charges
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Examples of PROCEEDS

  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>

First Known Use of PROCEEDS

1665

Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation, usurer

Rhymes with PROCEEDS

PROCEEDS Defined for Kids

proceeds

noun plural pro·ceeds \ˈprō-ˌsēdz\

Definition of PROCEEDS for Kids

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

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