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benefit

Synonyms of benefit in English:

noun

  • 1 they improved the station for the benefit of customers
    good, sake, interest, welfare, well-being, satisfaction, enjoyment, advantage, comfort, ease, convenience;
    help, aid, assistance, avail, use, utility, service
    [Antonyms] detriment
  • 2 the benefits of massage are endless
    advantage, reward, merit, good point, strong point, strength, asset, plus, plus point, bonus, boon, blessing, virtue;
    perk, fringe benefit, additional benefit, added extra;
    usefulness, helpfulness, convenience, advantageousness, value, profit
    formal perquisite
    [Antonyms] disadvantage, drawback
  • 3 there is new hope for those who are dependent on benefit
    social security payments, social security, state benefit, unemployment benefit, government benefit, benefit payments, public assistance allowance, welfare, insurance money, sick pay, pension;
    charity, donations, gifts, financial assistance
    informal the dole
    Scottish informal the buroo, the broo
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  • 1 they came to a compromise that benefited all parties
    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
    [Antonyms] damage
  • 2 she benefited from a credit and loan scheme
    profit, gain, reap benefits, reap financial reward, make money;
    informal cash in, make a killing
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