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Definition of Benefit


  1. An act of kindness; a favor conferred.
  2. Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or adds value to property; advantage; profit.
  3. A theatrical performance, a concert, or the like, the proceeds of which do not go to the lessee of the theater or to the company, but to some individual actor, or to some charitable use.
  4. Beneficence; liberality.
  5. Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments.
  6. To be beneficial to; to do good to; to advantage; to advance in health or prosperity; to be useful to; to profit.
  7. To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he will benefit by the change.

Benefit Quotations

The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.
Steve Ballmer

Leadership can not be measured in a poll or even in the result of an election. It can only be truly seen with the benefit of time. From the perspective of 20 years, not 20 days.
Marco Rubio

Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics.
Nicolaus Copernicus

You know that you've healed an issue when you can talk about it and you're not weeping, when you can speak to it and identify the lesson. You know that you've healed an issue when, having gone through that, has a benefit that you live today.
Iyanla Vanzant

He plants trees to benefit another generation. - Caecilius Statius
He plants trees to benefit another generation.
Caecilius Statius
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Benefit Translations

benefit in Afrikaans is voordeel, profyt
benefit in Danish is fordel
benefit in German is Wohltat, Nutzen, Vorteil, Nutzen
benefit in Italian is guadagnare, guadagno
benefit in Latin is prosum, beneficium
benefit in Norwegian is gode, gagn
benefit in Spanish is ganar, lucro, beneficio, ventaja
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