Thesaurus

proceeds

plural noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of proceeds

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an increase usually measured in money that comes from labor, business, or property
  • estimated that the annual proceeds from an increase in the state sales tax would be enormous

Synonyms for proceeds

Words Related to proceeds

Near Antonyms for proceeds

2 the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received
  • all proceeds from the special promotion will go to charity

Synonyms for proceeds

Words Related to proceeds

Near Antonyms for proceeds

proceeds

verb
present tense third-person singular of proceed

Synonyms & Antonyms of proceeds (Entry 2 of 2)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about proceeds

Time Traveler for proceeds

Time Traveler

The first known use of proceeds was in 1665

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Proceeds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proceeds. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on proceeds

Dictionary: Definition of proceeds

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with proceeds

Spanish Central: Translation of proceeds

Nglish: Translation of proceeds for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of proceeds for Arabic Speakers

Comments on proceeds

What made you want to look up proceeds? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!