Simpson though has benefited from establishment support, including a television ad starring Mitt Romney.
The Russian painter Ilya Kabakov has benefited from his reputation as a hushed dissident.
SolarCity has benefited from the same forces that wiped out so many other solar companies.
Reagan benefited by being sandwiched between two pols frequently mocked as lily-livered.
This egalitarian impulse was in part driven by people returning from WW II and Korea, many of whom benefited from the GI Bill.
To a less extent the legs are benefited and the entire muscular system gains in elasticity.
Charitable institutions were restricted, and benefited only a few.
The priests are the originators, ‘and what country was ever benefited by a movement which owed its origin to them?’
I see with pleasure that you have already been benefited by the waters.
If I were not the one to be benefited by it, I'd put it to him forcibly enough.
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.