English dictionary

beneficiary meaning and definition

BENEFICIARY noun

Definition of beneficiary (noun)

  1. the recipient of funds or other benefits
  2. the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

BENEFICIARY adjective

Definition of beneficiary (adjective)

  1. having or arising from a benefice
    • "a beneficiary baron"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet