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The risks of opening are uncertain, but the benefits are clear.

From Vox

One benefit of this setup, called a “stepped wedge trial,” is that it doesn’t relegate one block of individuals into a control group that goes without training for the duration of the study.

Unnecessary state occupational licenses—often costly, time-consuming, and offering little benefit to consumers—should be eliminated.

From Fortune

There is one additional Flex 5G feature that sets it apart from competitors, and is both a big benefit and a big downside.

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Praising the benefits of physical exercise helps little when jogging in a nearby neighborhood could cost your life.

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Two-thirds of those who likely to benefit from the new policy are Mexican.

Not for the benefit of the harasser, of course, but for your own safety.

When the audience laughed he added that, “They think freedom would benefit them but they were cheated.”

And in either case, “the significant benefit from allowing Wi-Fi hotspots outweighs these concerns.”

“Hence, there might be a net benefit, at least to some females, of breeding within the natal group,” the researchers speculate.

As he walked back to his hotel, his head was full of plans for the girl's transient pleasure and lasting benefit.

Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.

These oral inanities only served to make Lyn give me the benefit of a look of amused wonder.

Once he permitted himself a digression, that he might point a moral for the benefit of his servant.

This lesson in figures is given for the benefit of those who have not yet mastered Numeric Thinking.


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What are other ways to say benefit?

Benefit refers to anything that promotes the welfare or improves the state of a person or group: a benefit to society. Advantage refers to anything that places one in an improved position, especially in coping with competition or difficulties: It is to one’s advantage to have traveled widely. Profit refers to any valuable, useful, or helpful gain: to one’s intellectual profit.

On this page you'll find 196 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to benefit, such as: advantage, aid, asset, assistance, gain, and help.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.