verb (used without object)
- to begin and carry on a legal action.
- to take legal action (usually followed by against).
- something that results or accrues.
- the total amount derived from a sale or other transaction: The proceeds from the deal were divided equally among us.
- the profits or returns from a sale, investment, etc.
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How to use proceed in a sentence
He said the proceeds of the sale would benefit the foundation’s philanthropic efforts in the region.Morning Report: Redistricting Issues Could Get Lost in Translation|Voice of San Diego|February 10, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Since then, Ford has given away tens of millions of masks and is now turning proceeds from its health-care products toward manufacturing the clear respirators and air filtration kits, Baumbick said.Ford’s next pandemic mission: Clear N95 masks and low-cost air filters|Hannah Denham|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
You don’t make money inside of a community and not use some of the proceeds to give back to those in need.
EVgo has raised about $575 million in proceeds through the business combination, including a $400 million in private investment in public equity, or PIPE.EVgo to go public via SPAC in bid to power EV charging expansion|Kirsten Korosec|January 22, 2021|TechCrunch
Some 30% to 40% of those proceeds, says CEO Arik Shtilman, will go toward mergers and acquisitions.Why investors are excited to see the Plaid and Visa merger die|Lucinda Shen|January 13, 2021|Fortune
What does Bondi mean that clerks now should “determine how to proceed”?The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was done after we had received a binding legal opinion from Justice and approval from the White House to proceed.CIA Interrogation Chief: ‘Rectal Feeding,’ Broken Limbs Are News to Me|Kimberly Dozier|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So any discussions have to proceed with all three nations on board.
But there is broad agreement between Washington and Ankara as to how the fight against ISIS should proceed, he said.Exclusive: Turkey OK’s American Drones to Fight ISIS|Eli Lake, Josh Rogin|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They do not proceed from a genuine affective and sexual complementarity.The Vatican's Same-Sex Synod: The Bishops Hear About Reality. Do They Listen?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That the inconstancy of such notices, in cases equally important, proves they did not proceed from any such agent.
Still, monsieur, I am willing to proceed upon the lines which would appear to be more agreeable to yourself.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
With the announcement of the thirty-six directors, it was possible to proceed to the active opening of the institutions.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
We now proceed to learn the eighteen kings intermediate between William II.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
They will proceed, at once, to their offices and lodge their names and serve under their present chiefs.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman