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Noun: benefit  be-nu-fit
  1. Financial assistance in time of need
  2. Something that aids or promotes well-being
    "for the benefit of all";
    - welfare
  3. A performance to raise money for a charitable cause
Verb: benefit (benefitted,benefitting, also benefited,benefiting)  be-nu-fit
  1. Derive a benefit from
    "She benefitted from his vast experience";
    - profit, gain
  2. Be beneficial for
    - do good

Derived forms: benefited, benefits, benefiting, benefitted, benefitting

Type of: acquire, aid, get, good, goodness, help, payment, performance, public presentation

Encyclopedia: Benefit