Proceeds vs Savings - What's the difference?

proceeds | savings |


As nouns the difference between proceeds and savings

is that proceeds is revenue; gross revenue while savings is that which has been saved, particularly money that has been set aside for the future.

As a verb proceeds

is (proceed).

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

    savings

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • That which has been saved, particularly money that has been set aside for the future.
  • The collapse of Enron wiped out the life savings of many people, leaving them poor in their retirement.
  • English plurals
  • Derived terms

    * life savings

    Antonyms

    * (that which has been saved) dissavings