Winning vs Proceeds - What's the difference?

winning | proceeds |


As verbs the difference between winning and proceeds

is that winning is while proceeds is (proceed).

As nouns the difference between winning and proceeds

is that winning is the act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition while proceeds is revenue; gross revenue.

As an adjective winning

is that constitutes a win.

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winning

English

Verb

(head)
  • Our horse was winning the race, but fell back just before the finish line.

    Derived terms

    * winnings

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • That constitutes a win.
  • the winning entry in the competition
    the winning lotto numbers
  • That leads to success.
  • a winning formula, strategy, etc.
  • Attractive.
  • a winning smile

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.
  • (chiefly, in the plural) The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, especially in gambling.
  • * Chaucer
  • Ye seek land and sea for your winnings .
  • (mining) A new opening.
  • The portion of a coalfield out for working.
  • See also

    * winnings * winningest ----

    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