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Profit vs. Proceeds

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Profitnoun

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.

Proceedsnoun

Revenue; gross revenue.

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

Profitnoun

Benefit, positive result obtained.

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

Proceedsnoun

Profits; net revenue.

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

Profitnoun

(legal) 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).

Proceeds

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

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Profitverb

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

Proceedsnoun

the income arising from land or other property;

‘the average return was about 5%’;

Profitverb

To benefit, gain.

Profitverb

To take advantage of, exploit, use.

Profitnoun

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.

‘Let no man anticipate uncertain profits.’;

Profitnoun

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

‘This I speak for your own profit.’; ‘If you dare do yourself a profit and a right.’;

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Profitverb

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.

‘The word preached did not profit them.’; ‘It is a great means of profiting yourself, to copy diligently excellent pieces and beautiful designs.’;

Profitverb

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

‘I profit not by thy talk.’;

Profitverb

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

‘Riches profit not in the day of wrath.’;

Profitnoun

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

Profitnoun

the advantageous quality of being beneficial

Profitverb

derive a benefit from;

‘She profited from his vast experience’;

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Profitverb

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’;

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