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Synonyms for benefit
ˈbɛn ə fɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. benefit(noun)

    financial assistance in time of need

    Synonyms:
    welfare

  2. benefit, welfare(noun)

    something that aids or promotes well-being

    "for the benefit of all"

    Synonyms:
    eudaemonia, social welfare, public assistance, well-being, wellbeing, eudaimonia, upbeat, welfare

  3. benefit(verb)

    a performance to raise money for a charitable cause

    Synonyms:
    welfare

  4. profit, gain, benefit(verb)

    derive a benefit from

    "She profited from his vast experience"

    Synonyms:
    clear, gain ground, derive, acquire, realise, gain, reach, win, get ahead, make headway, attain, turn a profit, bring in, put on, take in, pull in, gather, do good, profit, hit, arrive at, advance, realize, pull ahead, make, earn

  5. benefit, do good(verb)

    be beneficial for

    "This will do you good"

    Synonyms:
    do good, gain, profit

Wiktionary

  1. benefit(noun)

    Synonyms:
    aid, subsidy, assistance, help, boon, foredeal, advantage, batten

    Antonyms:
    encumbrance, detriment, nuisance, obstacle, hindrance, disadvantage, malefic

  2. benefit(noun)

    To be or to provide a benefit to.

    Synonyms:
    advantage, subsidy, help, aid, boon, foredeal, assistance, batten

    Antonyms:
    obstacle, nuisance, hindrance, encumbrance, disadvantage, detriment, malefic

  3. benefit(noun)

    To receive a benefit (from). To be a beneficiary.

    Synonyms:
    help, assistance, foredeal, aid, advantage, boon, subsidy, batten

    Antonyms:
    detriment, obstacle, disadvantage, nuisance, hindrance, encumbrance, malefic

  4. benefit(noun)

    A performance, etc, given to raise funds for some cause.

    Synonyms:
    aid, advantage, help, subsidy, boon, foredeal, assistance

    Antonyms:
    hindrance, nuisance, disadvantage, obstacle, encumbrance, detriment

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. benefit

    The returns or receipts include all that is received from an outlay or investment; the profit is the excess (if any) of the receipts over the outlay; hence, in government, morals, etc., the profit is what is really good, helpful, useful, valuable. Utility is chiefly used in the sense of some immediate or personal and generally some material good. Advantage is that which gives one a vantage-ground, either for coping with competitors or with difficulties, needs, or demands; as to have the advantage of a good education; it is frequently used of what one has beyond another or secures at the expense of another; as, to have the advantage of another in an argument, or to take advantage of another in a bargain. Gain is what one secures beyond what he previously possessed. Benefit is anything that does one good. Emolument is profit, return, or value accruing through official position. Expediency has respect to profit or advantage, real or supposed, considered apart from or perhaps in opposition to right, in actions having a moral character. Compare UTILITY.

    Synonyms:
    advantage, avail, emolument, expediency, gain, good, improvement, proceeds, profit, receipts, return, returns, service, usefulness, utility, value

    Antonyms:
    damage, destruction, detriment, disadvantage, harm, hurt, injury, loss, ruin, waste

    Preposition:
    The profit of labor; on capital; in business.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. benefit

    Synonyms:
    boon, behoof, service, utility, avail, use, good, advantage, profit, favor, blessing

    Antonyms:
    evil, loss, disadvantage, detriment, damage, calamity, bereavement, injury, privation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. benefit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    favor, service, act of kindness, good turn, kind office

  2. benefit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    advantage, profit, avail, gain, good, utility, behalf, behoof, account, interest

  3. benefit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    befriend, help, serve, do good to, be useful to, advance the interest of, confer a favor on

  4. benefit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    profit, advantage, avail, be of advantage to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. benefit(n)

    Synonyms:
    avail, profit, behalf, advantage, service

  2. benefit(v)

    Synonyms:
    help, conduce, avail, advantage, be useful to, do good to

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. BENEFIT

    Synonyms:
    Betaseron in Newly Emerging Multiple Sclerosis for Initial Treatment trial

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How to use benefit in a sentence?

  1. The WJRO Taylor:

    [S]ome countries, particularly Poland, have not yet addressed the legacy of property looted during the Holocaust, it is urgent that countries provide restitution or compensation now, while the remaining survivors are alive to benefit.

  2. Adam Drewnowski:

    Minorities and the working poor in Canada benefit from a better network of social support, obesity has everything to do with economic inequalities and economic insecurity.

  3. Mitchell Smith:

    If you look at the track record you have to wonder if this taxpayer money will result in the promised jobs, it is important to slow down at a time when governments are struggling with the budget effects of Covid-19 and make sure we have strong assurances to the community that these jobs will be good paying quality jobs, that there will be safety in the plant, and that there is a guaranteed community benefit.

  4. Murray Aitken:

    $ 100 billion is a significant proportion of total spending on medicines and total healthcare costs, but it's part of the healthcare system that's producing great results and bringing great benefit to patients.

  5. David Cameron:

    The status quo is not good enough, i believe there are changes we can make that will benefit not just Britain, but the rest of Europe, too.


Translations for benefit

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  • استفادةArabic
  • доход, ползвам някого, социална помощ, изгода, бенефис, ползаBulgarian
  • benefici, beneficiarCatalan, Valencian
  • výhoda, prospětCzech
  • hjælpDanish
  • von Vorteil sein, Leistung, Benefizkonzert, Vorteil, Benefizveranstaltung, profitierenGerman
  • viɖeEwe
  • επίδομα, ευεργετώ, ωφέλεια, ωφελώ, ωφελούμαι, όφελος, ευεργετούμαιGreek
  • avantaĝo, profiti, profito, benefico, subvencio, utiloEsperanto
  • beneficio, beneficiar, ventajaSpanish
  • بهره بردنPersian
  • etu, korvaus, lahjaottelu, avustus, lahjanäytös, hyöty, lahjanäytäntöFinnish
  • subvention, profiter, bénéfice, avantageFrench
  • prothaidScottish Gaelic
  • लाभHindi
  • օգուտ, նպաստArmenian
  • beneficio, avantageInterlingua
  • manfaatIndonesian
  • beneficioItalian
  • תועלתHebrew
  • 役立つ, 公益, 手当, 慈善興行, 利益, 恩恵, 得する, 給付金Japanese
  • 자선행사, 수당, 이익, 급부, 이롭다, 견리하다Korean
  • سوودKurdish
  • beneficiumLatin
  • faedah, kebaikanMalay
  • voordeel, subsidie, uitkering, benefietconcert, nut, benefietDutch
  • nytteNorwegian
  • korzyśćPolish
  • subsídio, beneficente, pagamento, benefícioPortuguese
  • beneficiu, beneficii, avantajRomanian
  • преимущество, бенефис, пособие, выгода, льгота, социальная помощь, прок, польза, благо, прибыль, толкRussian
  • subvencijaSerbo-Croatian
  • gynna, gagnas, gagna, understöd, bidrag, dra fördel av, gynnasSwedish
  • manufaaSwahili
  • நன்மைTamil
  • లబ్ధిTelugu
  • فائدہUrdu
  • 好处Chinese

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