Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun benefit

3 senses of benefit

Sense 1
benefit -- (financial assistance in time of need)
       => payment -- (a sum of money paid or a claim discharged)

Sense 2
benefit, welfare -- (something that aids or promotes well-being; "for the benefit of all")
       => good, goodness -- (that which is pleasing or valuable or useful; "weigh the good against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization")

Sense 3
benefit -- (a performance to raise money for a charitable cause)
       => performance, public presentation -- (a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb benefit

2 senses of benefit

Sense 1
profit, gain, benefit -- (derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Sense 2
benefit, do good -- (be beneficial for; "This will do you good")
       => help, aid -- (improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient")

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