/ (ˈprəʊsiːdz) /

pl n
  1. the profit or return derived from a commercial transaction, investment, etc

  2. the result, esp the revenue or total sum, accruing from some undertaking or course of action, as in commerce

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How to use proceeds in a sentence

  • It reminds me of those snow-balls the boys roll up at home—the crowd gathers as it proceeds!

  • Syfe settled with him in cash by taking a large loan on his homestead and giving Barr the proceeds.

    The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
  • It proceeds neither from wrath, that is, from the fear of their wrath, nor from a conscientious sense of obligation to obey them.

  • When within sight of Godalming, the road descends suddenly and proceeds along level lands through which runs the winding Wey.

  • And if he sells his homestead and with the proceeds buys another, the second is as fully protected from creditors as the other.