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
Even though Hackney sees Democrats benefitting, he says initiatives like his should not be viewed as partisan.
Walgreens and Rite Aid—seeing the glowing publicity CVS is benefitting from—will quickly follow suit.The War on Smoking Didn’t Save My Mother’s Life, but It Could Save Many More|Joe Concha|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the economy recovers and tourism has begun taking off again (see Chicago hotel boom) Priceline is benefitting.
In that department, at least, Rubio may wind up benefitting from the trials and tribulations of his predecessors.Marco Rubio And The State of the Union Response Speech Curse|Michelle Cottle|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Tehran has rarely been content with passively benefitting from these crises.
We cannot attempt to keep you here; we should thereby only injure ourselves without benefitting you.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers
Let these reflections raise you above the trifles that amuse without benefitting you.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
Every thing benefitting the plurality, benefits still more the rich, by many indirect ways.
He had no hope of benefitting his creditors in his present situation, or of assisting himself.The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane,|William Brodie Gurney
I suppose,” observes a fourth, “this is what Maddis calls benefitting his country.
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.