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

First Known Use of proceeds

1665

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PROCEEDS Defined for English Language Learners

proceeds

Definition of proceeds for English Language Learners

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


PROCEEDS Defined for Kids

proceeds

noun plural pro·ceeds \ ˈprō-ˌsēdz \

Definition of proceeds for Students

: money or profit made
  • the proceeds of a sale

Law Dictionary

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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