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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.
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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