The proceeds will be used to improve the school playground.

benefit sth (AmE), go to sth

All proceeds benefit the Georgia Cancer Coalition.

All the proceeds will go to a local charity.

on the proceeds

I sold my house and I'm planning to retire on the proceeds.

with the proceeds

They bought a new minibus with the proceeds from the auction.

proceeds from
your share of the proceeds

She bought a new car with her share of the proceeds.

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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  • proceeds — pro·ceeds / prō ˌsēdz/ n pl 1: money or other property received as the result of a sale or other transaction esp. involving collateral retain a security interest in the proceeds of collateral 2: money received from an insurance policy Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • Proceeds — Pro ceeds, n. pl. That which comes forth or results; effect; yield; issue; product; sum accruing from a sale, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proceeds — [prō′sēdz΄] pl.n. the money or profit derived from a sale, business venture, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • proceeds — [n] earnings from business gain, gate, handle, income, interest, lucre, produce, product, profit, receipts, result, returns, revenue, reward, split, take, takings, till, yield; concept 344 Ant. loss …   New thesaurus

  • proceeds — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ money obtained from an event or activity …   English terms dictionary

  • proceeds — [prō′sēdz΄] pl.n. the money or profit derived from a sale, business venture, etc …   English World dictionary

  • proceeds — Money or property received when collateral is sold, exchanged, or collected. American Banker Glossary money received by the seller of an asset. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * proceeds pro‧ceeds [ˈprəʊsiːdz ǁ ˈproʊ ] noun [plural] 1. FINANCE …   Financial and business terms

  • proceeds — Issues; income; yield; receipts; produce; money or articles or other thing of value arising or obtained by the sale of property; the sum, amount, or value of property sold or converted into money or into other property. Proceeds does not… …   Black's law dictionary

  • proceeds — n. profit 1) net proceeds 2) proceeds from (proceeds from the sale of surplus property) * * * [ prəʊsiːdz] [ profit ] net proceeds proceeds from (proceeds from the sale of surplus property) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • proceeds — pro|ceeds [ˈprəusi:dz US ˈprou ] n [plural] formal the money that is obtained from doing something or selling something ▪ We sold the business and bought a villa in Spain with the proceeds. proceeds of/from ▪ The proceeds of the concert will go… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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