Definition of Benefit. Meaning of Benefit. Synonyms of Benefit

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Definition of Benefit

Benefit
Benefit Ben"e*fit, v. i. To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he will benefit by the change.
Benefit
Benefit 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. --Burke. 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.
Benefit
Benefit 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. 10.

Meaning of Benefit from wikipedia

- Benefit or benefits may refer to: Benefit (social welfare), provided by a social welfare program Federal benefits, provided by the United States federal...
- Cost–benefit analysis (CBA), sometimes also called benefit–cost analysis or benefit costs analysis, is a systematic approach to estimating the strengths...
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- Employee benefits and (especially in British English) benefits in kind (also called fringe benefits, perquisites, or perks) include various types of non-wage...
- A benefit–cost ratio (BCR) is an indicator, used in cost–benefit analysis, that attempts to summarize the overall value for money of a project or proposal...
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- Health benefit or health benefits may refer to: Health benefits (insurance), a payment received through a health insurance Health benefit (medicine), the...
- A risk–benefit ratio is the ratio of the risk of an action to its potential benefits. Risk–benefit analysis is analysis that s****s to quantify the risk...
- In the United States, a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) is a third-party administrator of prescription drug programs for commercial health plans, self-insured...
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