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Beneficent vs. Benefit — What's the Difference?

Beneficent vs. Benefit — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Beneficent and Benefit

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Beneficent

Characterized by or performing acts of kindness or charity.
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Benefit

An advantage or profit gained from something
Enjoy the benefits of being a member
The changes are of benefit to commerce
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Beneficent

Producing benefit; beneficial.
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Benefit

A payment made by the state or an insurance scheme to someone entitled to receive it
Part-time jobs supplemented by means-tested benefits
Families on benefit
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Beneficent

Given to acts that are kind, charitable, philanthropic or beneficial.
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Benefit

An event such as a concert or game that is intended to raise money for a particular player or charity
A benefit gig
The social season was highlighted by debutante balls and charity benefits
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Beneficent

Doing or producing good; performing acts of kindness and charity; characterized by beneficence.
The beneficent fruits of Christianity.
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Benefit

Receive an advantage; profit
The areas would benefit from regeneration
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Beneficent

Doing or producing good;
The most beneficent regime in history
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Benefit

Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage
The nurse explained the benefits of regular exercise.
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Beneficent

Doing or producing good
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Benefit

Help; aid
The field trip was of great benefit to the students.
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Beneficent

Generous in assistance to the poor;
A benevolent contributor
Eleemosynary relief
Philanthropic contributions
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Benefit

A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need
An increase in welfare benefits.
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Benefit

A form of compensation, such as paid vacation time, subsidized health insurance, or a pension, provided to employees in addition to wages or salary as part of an employment arrangement. Also called fringe benefit.
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Benefit

A public entertainment, performance, or social event held to raise funds for a person or cause.
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Benefit

(Archaic) A kindly deed.
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Benefit

To be helpful or useful to.
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Benefit

To derive benefit
You will benefit from her good example.
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Benefit

An advantage; help or aid from something.
She can't read, so the voice recording was made for her benefit.
Exposure to cutting-edge technologies is one of the benefits of the job.
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Benefit

(insurance) A payment made in accordance with an insurance policy or a public assistance scheme.
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Benefit

An event, such as a theatrical performance, given to raise funds for some cause.
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Benefit

(obsolete) beneficence; liberality
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Benefit

Intended audience (as for the benefit of).
The whole scene was staged for his benefit, and it completely fooled him.
Since my wife is Canadian, whenever we have dinner with my family, they keep bringing up anything they've heard about Canada lately for her benefit.
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Benefit

(transitive) To be or to provide a benefit to.
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Benefit

(intransitive) To receive a benefit (from); to be a beneficiary.
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Benefit

An act of kindness; a favor conferred.
Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits.
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Benefit

Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or adds value to property; advantage; profit.
Men have no right to what is not for their benefit.
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Benefit

A theatrical performance, a concert, or the like, the proceeds of which do not go to the lessee of the theater or to the company, but to some individual actor, or to some charitable use.
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Benefit

Beneficence; liberality.
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Benefit

Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments.
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Benefit

To be beneficial to; to do good to; to advantage; to advance in health or prosperity; to be useful to; to profit.
I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would benefit them.
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Benefit

To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he will benefit by the change.
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Benefit

Financial assistance in time of need
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Benefit

Something that aids or promotes well-being;
For the common good
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Benefit

A performance to raise money for a charitable cause
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Benefit

Derive a benefit from;
She profited from his vast experience
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Benefit

Be beneficial for;
This will do you good
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