Definition of Proceeds

1. Noun. The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property. "The average return was about 5%"

Exact synonyms: Issue, Payoff, Return, Take, Takings, Yield
Generic synonyms: Income
Specialized synonyms: Economic Rent, Rent, Payback
Derivative terms: Return, Take, Yield

Definition of Proceeds

1. n. pl. That which comes forth or results; effect; yield; issue; product; sum accruing from a sale, etc.

Definition of Proceeds

1. Noun. Revenue; gross revenue. ¹

2. Noun. Profits; net revenue. ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of proceed) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Proceeds

1. proceed [v] - See also: proceed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Proceeds

proceduralist
proceduralists
procedurally
procedurals
procedure
procedure division
procedures
proceed
proceeded
proceeder
proceeders
proceedest
proceedeth
proceeding
proceedings
proceeds (current term)
proceleusmatic
proceleusmatics
procellarian
procellarians
procellariiform seabird
procellous
procentriole
procephalic
proceptive
proceptivity
procercoid
procercoids
procerebra

Literary usage of Proceeds

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"The cause was open and pending, awaiting a anal decree distributing the proceeds of the sale, in which no further step could be taken until those proceeds ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Shipping and the Law and Practice of Admiralty by Theophilus Parsons (1869)
"OF THE JURISDICTION OF THE ADMIRALTY OVER proceeds IN THE REGISTRY. WHEN a vessel or other property against which a suit is brought is sold, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"... or unapplied according to the authority given, or afterwards coming to the hands of the assignees, and the proceeds received, restored and paid to the ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The net proceeds must go to protect and improve the grounds and not to the profit of the corporation or members. Interment lot inalienable, but any heir may ..."

5. The Pilgrim's Progress, from this World to that which is to Come by John Bunyan (1806)
"He is greatly alarmed; hit happily meeting with Evangelist, returns to the right path, and proceeds on his journey. ..."

6. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"3S6 NA TURE proceeds from the reaction due to the flowing of the electric flux. As to the rings, they are formed in a visible manner, under the eye of the ..."

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