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  • nounadvantage, profit
  • nounevent to raise money
  • verbhelp, enhance

synonyms for benefit

  • aid
  • asset
  • assistance
  • gain
  • help
  • interest
  • perk
  • profit
  • prosperity
  • use
  • welfare
  • account
  • avail
  • benediction
  • betterment
  • blessing
  • boon
  • cream
  • extras
  • favor
  • godsend
  • good
  • gravy
  • worth
  • egg in one's beer
See also synonyms for: benefited / benefiting / benefits

antonyms for benefit

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  • blockage
  • disadvantage
  • hindrance
  • hurt
  • injury
  • loss
  • obstruction
  • stop
  • bad fortune
  • bad luck
  • disapproval
  • handicap
  • harm
  • misfortune
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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.

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How to use benefit in a sentence

The risks of opening are uncertain, but the benefits are clear.
I’M AN EPIDEMIOLOGIST AND A DAD. HERE’S WHY I THINK SCHOOLS SHOULD REOPEN.BENJAMIN P. LINASJULY 9, 2020VOX
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.
THERE’S LITTLE EVIDENCE SHOWING WHICH POLICE REFORMS WORKSUJATA GUPTAJULY 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Unnecessary state occupational licenses—often costly, time-consuming, and offering little benefit to consumers—should be eliminated.
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There is one additional Flex 5G feature that sets it apart from competitors, and is both a big benefit and a big downside.
REVIEW: THE LENOVO FLEX 5G, THE WORLD’S FIRST 5G LAPTOPAARON PRESSMANJULY 8, 2020FORTUNE
Praising the benefits of physical exercise helps little when jogging in a nearby neighborhood could cost your life.
THESE 5 NUMBERS TELL YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RACIAL DISPARITIES IN HEALTH CAREMATTHEWHEIMERJULY 8, 2020FORTUNE
For every $1 invested, we found an incremental economic benefit of $2 to $4.
GOOD HEALTH IS GOOD BUSINESS. HERE’S WHY.ANDREW NUSCAJULY 8, 2020FORTUNE
As he walked back to his hotel, his head was full of plans for the girl's transient pleasure and lasting benefit.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
These oral inanities only served to make Lyn give me the benefit of a look of amused wonder.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Once he permitted himself a digression, that he might point a moral for the benefit of his servant.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO BENEFIT

  • afford
  • aid
  • arrange
  • assist
  • avail
  • benefit
  • bow
  • comfort
  • convenience
  • defer
  • favor
  • furnish
  • gratify
  • help
  • humor
  • indulge
  • oblige
  • pamper
  • please
  • provide
  • serve
  • settle
  • submit
  • suit
  • supply
  • support
  • sustain
  • yield
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