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1. benefit

noun. ['ˈbɛnəfɪt'] financial assistance in time of need.

Synonyms

  • sick benefit
  • state benefit
  • government benefit
  • social security
  • unemployment benefit
  • benefit payments
  • cost-of-living benefit
  • perk
  • payment
  • disability benefit
  • death benefit
  • fringe benefit
  • perquisite
  • welfare

Antonyms

  • top out
  • break even
  • lose
  • fall back

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Words that Rhyme with Benefit

  • buffett
  • duffett
  • forfeit
  • langfitt
  • maffett
  • moffet
  • moffett
  • moffit
  • moffitt
  • parfitt
  • proffit
  • proffitt
  • profit
  • profitt
  • reffett
  • reffitt
  • smurfit
  • stuff-it

Example sentences of the word benefit


1. Verb, base form
This also allows you to benefit from the firsthand accounts of other students' experiences.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Older or ill people would not get benefit under this plan and would likely be better off without it.

Quotes containing the word benefit


1. Inner-life questions are the kind everyone asks, with or without benefit of God-talk: 'Does my life have meaning and purpose?' 'Do I have gifts that the world wants and needs?' 'Whom and what shall I serve?' 'Whom and what can I trust?' 'How can I rise above my fears?'
- Parker Palmer

2. There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
- Miguel de Cervantes

3. At least one reason for trying to live lives that make a difference is that by so living, we hope we will not be forgotten by those who benefit from our trying to make a difference. Yet to try to insure we will not be forgotten too often results in desperate manipulative strategies that are doomed to fail.
- Stanley Hauerwas

2. benefit

verb. ['ˈbɛnəfɪt'] derive a benefit from.

Synonyms

  • profit
  • gain
  • reap benefits
  • make the most of
  • exploit
  • put to good use
  • reap financial reward
  • capitalize
  • profiteer
  • net
  • cash in on
  • clear
  • pyramid
  • capitalise
  • profit
  • get
  • sack up
  • take advantage
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • unprofitableness
  • reduce
  • loss

3. benefit

noun. ['ˈbɛnəfɪt'] something that aids or promotes well-being.

Synonyms

  • good
  • sake
  • interest
  • welfare
  • well-being
  • advantage
  • comfort
  • ease
  • goodness
  • reward
  • convenience
  • help
  • aid
  • assistance
  • avail
  • satisfaction

Antonyms

  • bad
  • penalty
  • hire
  • outgo

4. benefit

verb. ['ˈbɛnəfɪt'] be beneficial for.

Synonyms

  • aid
  • do good

Antonyms

  • wane
  • decrease
  • indistinct

5. benefit

noun. ['ˈbɛnəfɪt'] a performance to raise money for a charitable cause.

Synonyms

  • public presentation
  • benefit concert

Antonyms

  • proximate
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
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