Definition of Benefit:

  1. General: Advantage, privilege, right, or financial reimbursement (such as that made under an insurance policy, medical plan, or pension plan).

  2. A payment or gift made by an employer, the state, or an insurance company.

  3. Finance: Desirable and measurable outcome or result from an action, investment, project, resource, or technology.

  4. An advantage or profit gained from something.

  5. Marketing: Desirable attribute of a good or service, which a customer perceives he or she will get from purchasing. Whereas vendors sell features (high speed drill bit with tungsten-carbide tip), buyers seek the benefit (the holes).

  6. A public performance or other entertainment of which the proceeds go to a particular charitable cause.

  7. Receive an advantage; profit.

Synonyms of Benefit

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How to use Benefit in a sentence?

  1. Welfare benefits.
  2. The areas would benefit from regeneration.
  3. Enjoy the benefits of being a member.
  4. Elliott was the first to admit that telecommuting had its downside, but not having a daily commute was a definite benefit of his new situation .
  5. I attended the benefit dance last March 12th, where over a million dollars was raised to benefit research for cystic fibrosis.
  6. We were able to benefit from our insurance policy in several ways when our house flooded in the massive floods last year.
  7. The social season was highlighted by debutante balls and charity benefits.

Meaning of Benefit & Benefit Definition