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benefit

noun

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1 a thing that helps
  • it would be a real benefit if you could keep track of what you have already bought

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2 something that provides happiness or does good for a person or thing
  • the meal service is a great benefit to invalids and the elderly

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benefit

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of benefit (Entry 2 of 2)

to provide with something useful or desirable
  • his summer internship benefited him in two ways: by giving him some tuition funds and by offering vital work experience

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The first known use of benefit was in the 14th century

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“Benefit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/benefit. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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