Synonyms of benefit in English:

benefit

noun

  • 1 for the benefit of others
    good, sake, welfare, well-being, advantage, comfort, ease, convenience; help, aid, assistance, service; profit
    for the benefit of others
    [Antonyms] detriment
  • 2 the benefits of working for a large firm
    advantage, reward, merit, boon, blessing, virtue; bonus; value
    informal perk
    formal perquisite
    the benefits of working for a large firm
    [Antonyms] drawback disadvantage
  • 4 we have four tickets for tonight's benefit
    fundraiser, fundraising event, charity affair, charity event

verb

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  • 1 the deal benefited them both
    be advantageous to, be beneficial to, be of advantage to, be to the advantage of, profit, do good to, be of service to, serve, be useful to, be of use to, be helpful to, be of help to, help, aid, assist, be of assistance to; better, improve, strengthen, boost, advance, further
    the deal benefited them both
    [Antonyms] damage
  • 2 they may benefit from the scheme
    profit from, gain from, reap benefits from, reap reward(s) from, make money from; make the most of, exploit, turn to one's advantage, put to good use, do well out of
    informal cash in on, make a killing from
    they may benefit from the scheme
    [Antonyms] suffer

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