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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The federal government informed Virginia this week that it is halting extended unemployment benefits that are available only when a state meets certain standards for economic hardship.Feds cut extended unemployment benefits in Virginia as state’s economy improves|Laura Vozzella|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University School of Public Health, testified in support of those findings that “dozens of studies” failed to find any benefit to hydroxychloroquine.Senate holds hearing on hydroxychloroquine, despite no evidence it works against covid-19|Marisa Iati|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
If you buy shampoo bars, but need to use ten times as much water to get the suds out of your hair, you may end up cancelling out the benefits of reduced packaging and shipping weight.Trying to shop sustainably? Here’s what you need to consider.|Sarah Kaplan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
A bit like masks, you won’t get much benefit from the exposure alerts unless the people around you also have them turned on.A covid-fighting tool is buried in your phone. Turn it on.|Geoffrey Fowler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Last year the FECA program paid about $3 billion in benefits to more than 200,000 people.Nearly 3,500 federal workers to get benefits for contracting the coronavirus at work|Eric Yoder|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
How did this track with Avicii, “Divine Sorrow,” benefiting the RED campaign to fight AIDS come about?Wyclef Jean Talks Lauryn Hill, the Yele Haiti Controversy, and Chris Christie|Marlow Stern|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What the articles failed to mention was that it is only the extremely rich who were not benefiting from these policies.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton|Heather Arnet|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Was Gazprom or the Russian economy benefiting from its gas dispute with Ukraine?
Total receipts were $9,501,795, with expenses of $9,447,467 and $381,098 benefiting candidates.
Total receipts were $10,659,371, with expenses of $9,263,753 and $1,027,354 benefiting candidates.
The Pardo and the San Bernadino are societies and homes for benefiting men, women, and children; they have been founded by ladies.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
Pitt hoped to pacify discontent by benefiting Irish trade, and to unite the two countries by a community of interest.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
He cared only to hear what had become of the child whom he had fondly imagined himself to be benefiting.A Life Sentence|Adeline Sergeant
A beneficent monopoly—consolidation benefiting all—but nevertheless a monopoly.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
He was sent to the Britannia principally with the object of benefiting by the change and healthy outdoor life.The Story of the "Britannia"|E. P. Statham
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
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see give the benefit.