for one's own benefit

Definition of for one's own benefit

  1. :  in a way that benefits oneself Since he owns the land, he thinks he should be free to use it for his own benefit.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

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  1. :  an act of kindness :  benefaction

    :  something that produces good or helpful results or effects or that promotes well-being :  advantage

    :  useful aid :  help

  1. :  to be useful or profitable to

    :  to receive help or an advantage :  to receive benefit


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