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benefit is a synonym of advantage

noun [ ben-uh-fit ]

benefit is another word for advantage

✅  Advantage is the best word for something that puts you in a better position than the people around you (a political advantage).

✅  Benefit is the best word for something that has a positive impact on your welfare, or on the welfare of a group (environmental benefits; health benefits).

✅  Advantage often implies an element of competition (Our team had the advantage of new equipment). Benefit emphasizes how good and helpful what you’ve received is, regardless of competition (This policy will be a benefit to the community).

✅  Advantage is more appropriate than benefit to refer to something that helps you accomplish a goal (Experience gave me an advantage).

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value is a synonym of appreciate

verb [ val-yoo ]

value is another word for appreciate

✅  The verb value attaches importance to something because of its worth (I value my education).

✅  Appreciate emphasizes being able to see the worth of something because of good judgment or insight (I appreciate the importance of this find).

✅  Value can sometimes be used as a more intense word than appreciate (I value your input; I appreciate the feedback).

✅  Discussing what you don’t appreciate often means that you strongly dislike it (I really don’t appreciate your lewd sense of humor). This is not the case for value, the meaning of which should be taken, well, at face value.

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guide is a synonym of lead

verb [ gahyd ]

guide is another word for lead

✅  Guide indicates providing continuous or detailed assistance (She will guide you on how to set up the new television).

✅  Lead indicates providing assistance by going ahead of someone or something, whether literally or figuratively (His demeanor leads me to believe there is a ghost in the house).

✅  Lead and guide are pretty similar. Guide implies that the person or thing assisting you is present or active in helping you (He guided me to the stairs). Lead usually implies that the person is showing you by example rather than actively helping (She leads the class on technique).

✅  When describing inanimate things, the distinction between lead and guide is less important, though guide does imply a slightly higher level of detail (The instructions will guide you step-by-step through the process).

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