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Definition of Benefit
Benefit Ben"e*fit, v. i.
To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he
will benefit by the change.
BenefitBenefit Ben"e*fit, n. [OE. benefet, benfeet, bienfet, F.
bienfait, fr. L. benefactum; bene well (adv. of bonus good) +
factum, p. p. of facere to do. See Bounty, and Fact.]
1. An act of kindness; a favor conferred.
Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his
benefits. --Ps. ciii. 2.
2. Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or
adds value to property; advantage; profit.
Men have no right to what is not for their benefit.
3. 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.
4. Beneficence; liberality. [Obs.] --Webster (1623).
5. pl. Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments. [R.]
``The benefits of your own country.' --Shak.
Benefit of clergy. (Law) See under Clergy.
Syn: Profit; service; use; avail. See Advantage. BenefitBenefit Ben"e*fit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Benefited; p. pr. &
vb. n. Benefitting.]
To be beneficial to; to do good to; to advantage; to advance
in health or prosperity; to be useful to; to profit.
I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would
benefit them. --Jer. xviii.
Meaning of Benefit from wikipedia
(social welfare), provided
by a social welfare program Federal benefits
by the United States
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- Bereavement benefit
in the United Kingdom
is paid to the widow/widower and/or orphans
of a person
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- Unemployment benefits
, also called unemployment
compensation, or simply
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- Employee benefits
and (especially in British
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, perquisites, or perks) include various types
- A risk–benefit ratio
is the ratio
of the risk of an action
to its potential benefits
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- In English
law, the benefit
(Law Latin: privilegium
clericale) was originally
by which clergymen could claim
that they were outside...
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