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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. Jo Churchill:

    This decline in diagnoses is a result of our unwavering commitment to prevention which has led to more people getting tested, and has allowed people with HIV to benefit from effective treatment, stopping the virus from spreading further, however, I am not complacent and remain dedicated to ensuring we reach our target of zero new HIV transmissions by 2030.

  2. Hassan Rouhani:

    If at the end of this short period we conclude that we can fully benefit from the (nuclear accord ..., the deal would remain.

  3. Doug Kass:

    Deutsche Bank's financial and operating woes as well as those of other equally challenged EU banks and concentration on cost savings instead of business building have and will continue to inure to the benefit of the large U.S. money center banks who stampede towards gains in corporate and retail market share as well as taking share in global fixed-income trading.

  4. Joan Salge Blake:

    I think there could be a benefit to weight loss if you break up the meals, as long as the calories are controlled, [because] you are less likely to be starving and eat everything in front of you.

  5. Tyler Cowen:

    It's hard to make money on desserts in the restaurant business today, i don't think many [ restaurants ] benefit when people orderthem anymore.


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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