Definitions of benefit

  1. To gain advantage; to make improvement.
  2. To be helpful or useful to; profit; improve.
  3. To be beneficial to; to do good to; to advantage; to advance in health or prosperity; to be useful to; to profit.
  4. To do good to; be of service to.
  5. To do good to.
  6. To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he will benefit by the change.
  7. To gain advantage; make improvement.
  8. To gain advantage:- pr. p. benefiting; pa. p. benefited.
  9. To receive good from; profit by.
  10. be beneficial for; " This will do you good"
  11. financial assistance in time of need
  12. derive a benefit from; " She profited from his vast experience"
  13. An act of kindness; a favor conferred.
  14. Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or adds value to property; advantage; profit.
  15. A theatrical performance, a concert, or the like, the proceeds of which do not go to the lessee of the theater or to the company, but to some individual actor, or to some charitable use.
  16. Beneficence; liberality.
  17. Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments.
  18. An act of kindness; a favor conferred; whatever promotes the happiness and well- being of a person or thing, or adds to the value of property; a theatrical performance, the proceeds of which go to one of the actors, etc.
  19. A favor: advantage: a performance at a theatre, the proceeds of which go to one of the company.
  20. A favor; advantage.
  21. A favor bestowed; privilege.
  22. An act of kindness; a favour conferred; advantage; profit; a performance at a theatre, or place of entertainment, the proceeds of which go to one of the actors, some indigent deserving person, or some public institution or charity.
  23. To do good to; to gain advantage from.
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