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noun as in benefit, favor

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A Walmart-Microsoft acquisition could be a boon for e-commerce companies that want alternatives to the digital advertising duopoly of Facebook and Google.

From Digiday

The pandemic’s forced stay-at-home orders was a huge boon to Netflix, adding 26 million global subscribers in the first half of this year, compared to 12 million during the same period last year.

From Fortune

The coronavirus pandemic has been a boon for the test proctoring industry.

Yet another potential boon for targeted drug delivery is nanotechnology, whereby medical nanorobots have now been used to fight incidences of cancer.

The real boon is that even statements about arithmetic formulas, called metamathematical statements, can themselves be translated into formulas with Gödel numbers of their own.

The story of fluoridation reads like a postmodern fable, and the moral is clear: a scientific discovery might seem like a boon.

Apple is already positioning egg freezing as a boon to women at the company.

Adding vehicles to the grid could be a boon to vehicle and fleet owners in several ways.

That could be a great boon to the Peshmerga, but not without costs.

Now they do business year round, which has been a boon in times of economic crisis.

Renounce the good law of the worshippers of Mazda, and thou shalt gain such a boon as the Murderer gained, the ruler of nations.

And now, gentlemen, I have a boon to ask—where there is so much joy, why not make all happy at once?

The boon was granted, and I remember the wave of delight that swept over us, and how we enjoyed the long summer evenings.

He died on March 3rd, 1844, at the age of eighty, having given his subjects the precious boon of twenty-five years of peace.

Thus many artesian wells have been sunk in the Algerian Sahara which have proved an immense boon to the district.

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On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boon, such as: blessing, godsend, windfall, benefit, benevolence, and break.

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