It also meant that some investors' money was not invested for their own benefit but went into Madoff's personal assets.
It also will benefit from the spillover of violence that is all but inevitable from Syria into Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, and Jordan.
At least one person, former Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, looks set to benefit from the outbreak of deadly swine flu in Mexico.
“The very children who benefit the most from preschool are the least likely to be enrolled in them,” the study concluded.
When this disparity is addressed, the whole world stands to benefit.
Why could she not have known that her music-scholar was to disappoint her, and so had the benefit of a ride?
She cannot bear that opening of the sluices, which is a benefit and comfort to some people.
Prayer is not intended to inform God, but to benefit ourselves.
Would it have been for his benefit to believe in her, and was her fault only that I had forsaken her?
She raised her voice a little, obviously for the benefit of whoever was there.
late 14c., "good or noble deed," also "advantage, profit," from Anglo-French benfet "well-done," from Latin benefactum "good deed," from bene facere (see benefactor). Meaning "performance or entertainment to raise money for some charitable cause" is from 1680s.
late 15c., from benefit (n.). Related: Benefited; benefiting.