verb (used with object), ben·e·fit·ed or ben·e·fit·ted, ben·e·fit·ing or ben·e·fit·ting.
verb (used without object), ben·e·fit·ed or ben·e·fit·ted, ben·e·fit·ing or ben·e·fit·ting.
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Example sentences from the Web for benefit
The Royal Family has benefited hugely from the American blood in its veins.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perry has also benefited from the fact that the national media—the right-wing and the left-wing—seem to be in his corner.
It subsequently emerged that Urdangarín benefited from millions of euro in Balearic government contracts awarded without bids.
This egalitarian impulse was in part driven by people returning from WW II and Korea, many of whom benefited from the GI Bill.
As occurs in every economic transition some benefited some at the expense of others.
The fine animals looked in excellent condition and spirits, and seemed to have benefited wonderfully by the visit.Barn and the Pyrenees|Louisa Stuart Costello
He benefited from the temporary beauty which comes from ease and authority enjoyed in appropriate surroundings.Two banks of the Seine|Fernand Vandrem
I maintain that such expenditure would have benefited home industries.
As regards his health, he was benefited perhaps but not cured.The Russian Opera|Rosa Newmarch
All told, an opportunity to listen to that conversation would have benefited the adherents of municipal decency.The Lash|Olin L. Lyman
British Dictionary definitions for benefit
- an allowance paid by the government as for sickness, unemployment, etc, to which a person is entitled under social security or the national insurance scheme
- any similar allowance in various other countries
verb -fits, -fiting or -fited or esp US -fits, -fitting or -fitted
Word Origin for benefit
Idioms and Phrases with benefit
see give the benefit.