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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More than 2,600 other claims for benefits under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act, including 68 for deaths, are pending, according to the Labor Department.Nearly 3,500 federal workers to get benefits for contracting the coronavirus at work|Eric Yoder|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
This is one of the benefits of being an academic researcher in such a data-rich era.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 1: TV) (Ep. 440)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 19, 2020|Freakonomics
Increasingly, critics have noted an imbalance in the benefits going to the creators of these platforms versus those who use their products or services.
The researchers wanted to begin understanding the neural mechanisms associated with a phenomenon they call attention restoration, one of the many mental benefits of nature psychologists like the Kaplans have documented.
Here in the early stages of next-gen gaming, it can be tricky to see some of the benefits that machines like the Xbox Series X offer.The Xbox Series X offers killer gaming—if your TV can handle it|Stan Horaczek|November 11, 2020|Popular Science
The firm, meanwhile, has benefitted greatly from its close relationship with Governor Christie.
When House of Cards premiered last February, it benefitted, in many ways, from low expectations.‘House of Cards’ Season Two Review: Even More Bingeworthy Than the First|Andrew Romano|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That trend has benefitted upstart exchanges like ICE, which stands for IntercontinentalExchange.
And it was not treated with the reverence that has benefitted Yves Saint Laurent.Can Alexander Wang Sell Street Style At Balenciaga?|Robin Givhan|November 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Despite the short-term cost, even an interim deal would have benefitted Obama better by November.
A man who has hell here cannot be benefitted by being assured that he is likely to have hell hereafter.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
What reader has Mason corrupted, or what reader has Cowper not benefitted?Coelebs In Search of a Wife|Hannah More
Follow on, and as you sip the nectar of his schemings tell your friends, to the end that both they and he may be benefitted.The Ideal Bartender|Tom Bullock
And even socialism is benefitted by having friends at court.The World of H.G. Wells|Van Wyck Brooks
And who was benefitted by such wanton destruction of property.How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion|George W. Peck
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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Idioms and Phrases with benefit
see give the benefit.