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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

I wasn't the typical pageant girl - I was a little more nerdy, and they gave me a voice. I created the Queen of the Universe pageant, which is charity-based, to benefit UNESCO. For me, the most important thing is that contestants have a charity-based platform or charity ambition.
Joyce Giraud

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
Napoleon Hill

I've always enjoyed traveling and having experience with different cultures and different people. But it's also a wonderful thing to be able to benefit and enable research, not only in our country but around the world.
Laurel Clark

Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.
W. Clement Stone
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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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