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Profit vs. Proceeds

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  • Profit (noun)

    Total income or cash flow minus expenditures. The money or other benefit a non-governmental organization or individual receives in exchange for products and services sold at an advertised price.

  • Profit (noun)

    Benefit, positive result obtained.

    "Reading such an enlightening book on the subject was of much profit to his studies."

  • Profit (noun)

    In property law, a nonpossessory interest in land whereby a party is entitled to enter the land of another for the purpose of taking the soil or the substance of the soil (coal, oil, minerals, and in some jurisdictions timber and game).

  • Profit (verb)

    To benefit (somebody), be of use to (somebody).

  • Profit (verb)

    To benefit, gain.

  • Profit (verb)

    To take advantage of, exploit, use.

  • Proceeds (noun)

    Revenue; gross revenue.

    "They will donate all proceeds—the entire amount collected in ticket sales—from the show to charity."

  • Proceeds (noun)

    Profits; net revenue.

    "They will donate net proceeds—whatever money is left after they pay their expenses—from the show to charity."

Wiktionary
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  • Profit (noun)

    Acquisition beyond expenditure; excess of value received for producing, keeping, or selling, over cost; hence, pecuniary gain in any transaction or occupation; emolument; as, a profit on the sale of goods.

  • Profit (noun)

    Accession of good; valuable results; useful consequences; benefit; avail; gain; as, an office of profit,

  • Profit

    To be of service to; to be good to; to help on; to benefit; to advantage; to avail; to aid; as, truth profits all men.

  • Profit (verb)

    To gain advantage; to make improvement; to improve; to gain; to advance.

  • Profit (verb)

    To be of use or advantage; to do or bring good.

  • Proceeds

    That which comes forth or results; effect; yield; issue; product; sum accruing from a sale, etc.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Profit (noun)

    the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

  • Profit (noun)

    the advantageous quality of being beneficial

  • Profit (verb)

    derive a benefit from;

    "She profited from his vast experience"

  • Profit (verb)

    make a profit; gain money or materially;

    "The company has not profited from the merger"

    "I lost thousands of dollars on that bad investment!"

    "The company turned a loss after the first year"

  • Proceeds (noun)

    the income arising from land or other property;

    "the average return was about 5%"

Princeton's WordNet
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