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PROCEEDS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does proceeds mean? 

PROCEEDS (noun)
  The noun PROCEEDS has 1 sense:

1. the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

  Familiarity information: PROCEEDS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROCEEDS (noun)


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Meaning:

The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

proceeds; take; takings; payoff; yield; return; issue

Context example:

the average return was about 5%

Hypernyms ("proceeds" is a kind of...):

income (the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "proceeds"):

economic rent; rent (the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions)

payback (financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment))


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