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
Revenue; gross revenue.
Profits; net revenue.
- They will donate all proceeds -- the entire amount collected in ticket sales -- from the show to charity.
- They will donate net proceeds -- whatever money is left after they pay their expenses -- from the show to charity.
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.
* life savings
* (that which has been saved) dissavings