proceeds


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pro·ceed

 (prō-sēd′, prə-)
intr.v. pro·ceed·ed, pro·ceed·ing, pro·ceeds
1. To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue: proceeded to his destination; paused to clear her throat, then proceeded.
2. To begin to carry on an action or a process: looked surprised, then proceeded to roar with laughter.
3. To move on in an orderly manner: Business proceeded as usual.
4. To come from a source; originate or issue: behavior proceeding from hidden motives. See Synonyms at stem1.
5. Law To institute and pursue legal action: proceeded against the defaulting debtor.
pl.n. pro·ceeds (prō′sēdz′)
The amount of money derived from a commercial or fundraising venture; the yield.

[Middle English proceden, from Old French proceder, from Latin prōcēdere : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·ceed′er n.

proceeds

(ˈprəʊsiːdz)
pl n
1. (Commerce) the profit or return derived from a commercial transaction, investment, etc
2. (Commerce) the result, esp the revenue or total sum, accruing from some undertaking or course of action, as in commerce
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proceeds - the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
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)

proceeds

plural noun income, profit, revenue, returns, produce, products, gain, earnings, yield, receipts, takings The proceeds from the concert will go towards famine relief.
Translations
إيراد، مَدْخول، رِبْحعَائِدَات
výtěžek
indtjeningoverskud
kerätyt varat
prihod
ágóîi
収益
수익금
vinst
รายได้
gelirhâsılatkazanç
doanh thu

proceeds

[ˈprəʊsiːdz] NPL [of sale, transaction] → ganancias fpl; [of insurance policy] → dinero m de una póliza
all proceeds will go to charitytoda la recaudación se destinará a obras benéficas
he stole a wallet and got drunk on the proceedsrobó una cartera y se emborrachó con lo que sacó

proceeds

[ˈprəʊsiːdz] nplrecettes fpl
the proceeds from sth → les recettes de qch

proceeds

pl (= yield)Ertrag m; (from sale, bazaar, raffle) → Erlös m; (= takings)Einnahmen pl

proceeds

[ˈprəʊsiːdz] nplproventi mpl, ricavato msg

proceed

(prəˈsiːd) , (ˈprousiːd) verb
1. to go on; to continue. They proceeded along the road; They proceeded with their work.
2. to follow a course of action. I want to make a cupboard, but I don't know how to proceed.
3. to begin (to do something). They proceeded to ask a lot of questions.
4. to result. Fear often proceeds from ignorance.
5. to take legal action (against). The police decided not to proceed against her.
proˈceedings noun plural
1. the things said and done at a meeting of a society etc.
2. a legal action. We shall start proceedings against him if the bill is not paid.
proceeds (ˈprəusiːdz) noun plural
money or profit made (from a sale etc). They gave the proceeds of the sale to charity.

proceeds

عَائِدَات výtěžek indtjening Ertrag εισπράξεις ganancias kerätyt varat recettes prihod ricavato 収益 수익금 opbrengst inntekter przychód provento, receita вырученная сумма vinst รายได้ gelir doanh thu 收益
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But this could not be the case with-the idea of a nature more perfect than myself; for to receive it from nothing was a thing manifestly impossible; and, because it is not less repugnant that the more perfect should be an effect of, and dependence on the less perfect, than that something should proceed from nothing, it was equally impossible that I could hold it from myself: accordingly, it but remained that it had been placed in me by a nature which was in reality more perfect than mine, and which even possessed within itself all the perfections of which I could form any idea; that is to say, in a single word, which was God.
Besides, there is an elevation of character about Oliver that proceeds from education, which would forbid so clan- destine a proceeding.
Of course there was nothing left for me but to proceed to business, and I began scraping away at a great rate.
The officer was about to give the order to proceed, but Cornelius stopped him, a painful thought having struck him.
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The nature of the country through which he was about to travel rendered it impossible to proceed with wagons.
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