proceeds

plural noun
pro·ceeds | \ˈprō-ˌsēdz \

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

Synonyms for proceeds

Synonyms

earnings, gain, lucre, net, payoff, profit, return

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First Known Use of proceeds

1665, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of proceeds was in 1665

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proceeds

noun

English Language Learners Definition of proceeds

: the total amount of money or profit that is made

proceeds

noun plural
pro·ceeds | \ˈprō-ˌsēdz \

Kids Definition of proceeds

: money or profit made the proceeds of a sale

proceeds

noun plural
pro·ceeds | \ˈprō-ˌsēdz \

Legal Definition of proceeds 

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

2 : money received from an insurance policy

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