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.
SYNONYMS FOR proceed
Related formspro·ceed·er, nounre·pro·ceed, verb (used without object)
Can be confusedprecede proceed
Examples from the Web for proceeds
Koenig proceeds to deliver her deeply conflicted, sorta-kinda support for Adnan.Adnan Killed Her! No, Jay Did It! Serial’s Uncertain, True-to-Reality End|Emily Shire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He proceeds to tease me, asking if our interview is “secretly a date?”My Bizarre Night With James Deen, Libertarian Porn Star|Emily Shire|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I asked if I could design some items for him, and then if all the proceeds could go to any charity of his choice.
She acts as a sort of lie detector, but proceeds through elegant narrative rather than binary test.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reagan proceeds to paint a grim picture of the State of the Union, starting with the economy and moving to Vietnam.
Should he continue to sweeten at this rate, as he proceeds, I know not what will become of all the little modesty I have left.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
The events which the star had witnessed, it now proceeds to relate to the moon; and these make the subject of this beautiful tale.Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations|Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
The plow-boy puts on his father's boots and proceeds to plow up the cunning little angle worm.Remarks|Bill Nye
But now he proceeds, and speaks of such power as does not extend itself over a community, but only over individuals.
Putting on the sandals she brought from her own home, she proceeds to the house of the bridegroom.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston