English dictionary

benefit meaning and definition

BENEFIT noun

Definition of benefit (noun)

  1. financial assistance in time of need
  2. something that aids or promotes well-being
    • "for the benefit of all"
    • synonyms: welfare
  3. a performance to raise money for a charitable cause

BENEFIT verb

Definition of benefit (verb)

  1. derive a benefit from
    • "She profited from his vast experience"
    • synonyms: gain, profit
  2. be beneficial for
    • "This will do you good"
    • synonyms: do good
Source: Princeton University Wordnet