Sales vs Proceeds - What's the difference?

sales | proceeds |


As verbs the difference between sales and proceeds

is that sales is while proceeds is (proceed).

As a noun proceeds is

revenue; gross revenue.

sales

English

Noun

(en-plural noun)
  • The activities involved in selling goods or services.
  • The amount or value of goods and services sold.
  • Usage notes

    * Often used attributively.

    Anagrams

    * * ----

    proceeds

    English

    Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • Revenue; gross revenue.
  • They will donate all proceeds -- the entire amount collected in ticket sales -- from the show to charity.
  • Profits; net revenue.
  • They will donate net proceeds -- whatever money is left after they pay their expenses -- from the show to charity.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (proceed)
  • Anagrams

    * English heteronyms