Definition of benefit :
1. 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.
2. An act of kindness; a favor conferred.
3. Beneficence; liberality.
4. Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments.
5. To be beneficial to; to do good to; to advantage; to advance in health or prosperity; to be useful to; to profit.
6. To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he will benefit by the change.
7. Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or adds value to property; advantage; profit.
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assist (part of speech: verb)
benefit (part of speech: noun)
aid (part of speech: verb)
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goodness (part of speech: noun)
utility (part of speech: noun)
suit (part of speech: verb)
- Wouldn't it be well to give them the benefit of your ideas on the subject? - "Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp", Horatio Alger, Jr..
- I suppose Lord George has left England for the benefit of his health. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
- He found the benefit of this conduct in a trying hour like the present. - "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas", Prescott, William Hickling.