AskDefine | Define proceeds

Dictionary Definition

proceeds n : the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%" [syn: return, issue, take, takings, yield, payoff]

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English

Pronunciation 1

  • (RP): /ˈprəʊsiːdz/, /"pr@Usi:dz/
  • (US): prōʹsēdz, /ˈproʊsiːdz/, /"proUsi:dz/

Noun

  1. Revenues; gross revenue.
    They will donate all proceeds from the show to charity.
  2. Profits; net revenue.
    They will donate net proceeds (about 20% of gross) to charity.

Pronunciation 2

  • , /prəˈsiːdz/, /pr@"si:dz/

Verb

proceeds
  1. third-person singular of proceed

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

aftermath, avails, bearing, box office, bumper crop, capital gains, cleanup, clear profit, commissions, credit, credits, crop, disposable income, dividend, dividends, earned income, earnings, filthy lucre, fruit, gain, gains, gate, gate receipts, get, gettings, gleanings, gross, gross income, gross profit, gross receipts, harvest, hoard, income, intake, interest, killing, lucre, make, makings, neat profit, net, net income, net profit, net receipts, output, paper profits, pelf, percentage, perk, perks, perquisite, pickings, produce, product, production, profit, profits, rake-off, receipt, receipts, receivables, return, returns, revenue, royalties, second crop, store, take, take-in, takings, throughput, unearned income, vintage, wealth, winnings, yield
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