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Synonyms for beneficial
ˌbɛn əˈfɪʃ əlben·e·fi·cial

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Wiktionary4.2 / 6 votes

  1. beneficialadjective

    Antonyms:
    harmful, detrimental, unfavourable

  2. beneficialadjective

    Recycling and reusing garbage can have beneficial effects on the environment.

    Antonyms:
    unfavourable, detrimental, harmful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. beneficial

    Synonyms:
    profitable, salutary, advantageous, wholesome, salubrious

    Antonyms:
    prejudicial, noxious, hurtful, unprofitable, detrimental

Princeton's WordNet2.8 / 11 votes

  1. beneficial, goodadjective

    promoting or enhancing well-being

    "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries"; "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate"; "the experience was good for her"

    Synonyms:
    upright, dependable, just, right, full, undecomposed, ripe, estimable, honorable, expert, proficient, secure, in effect(p), effective, skillful, well(p), serious, skilful, salutary, good, unspoiled, in force(p), respectable, honest, practiced, adept, sound, near, unspoilt, dear, safe

    Antonyms:
    disadvantageous

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  1. advantageous.

    Submitted by ahmedamr7383 on November 29, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. beneficialadjective

    Synonyms:
    useful, profitable, advantageous, helpful, serviceable, salutary, good, for one's advantage, for one's good, for one's interest

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  1. beneficialadjective

    Synonyms:
    advantageous, salutary, profitable, useful, wholesome

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How to use beneficial in a sentence?

  1. Louis D. Brandeis:

    Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficial. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.

  2. Seneca:

    Desultory reading is delightful, but to be beneficial, our reading must be carefully directed.

  3. Plutarch:

    Learn to be pleased with everything with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others with poverty, for not having much to care for, and with obscurity, for being unenvied.

  4. L. M. K. Boelter:

    Engineers participate in the activities which make the resources of nature available in a form beneficial to man and provide systems which will perform optimally and economically.

  5. Joseph Sparano:

    What we did in this trial was integrate a new diagnostic test, a test that evaluates the expression of a panel of genes to see if we can identify or use it to assign therapy in situations where we knew chemotherapy was really beneficial or in situations where we knew that chemotherapy was not beneficial.


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